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Quantum computing is the use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform computation.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. ; D-wave Systems Inc
 
 
360
2. IBM
 
 
316
3. Microsoft
 
 
167
4. Northrop Grumman
 
 
112
5. Inventor
 
 
108
6. Intel
 
 
78
7. Toshiba International
 
 
71
8. Hewlett-Packard
 
 
54
9. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
53
10. Hitachi, Ltd.
 
 
46




Category and Tag Distribution

Category and Tags Patents and Published Applications
  • Chemistry
  •  
    37
    20 Crystal Growth, 8 Organic Chemistry, 7 Inorganic Chemistry, 2 Dyes; Paints
  • Computing
  •  
    1519
    1146 Computational models, 323 Electrical processor, 26 Business methods, 13 Data handling, 8 Optical processor, 3 Image processing
  • Electricity
  •  
    625
    459 Basic Electric Elements, 153 Basic Electronic Circuitry, 13 Other Techniques
  • Fixed Constructions
  •  
    1
    1 Mining
  • Human Necessities
  •  
    12
    8 Medicine/Hygiene, 4 Sports; Games; Amusements
  • Mechanical Engineering
  •  
    2
    2 Engines; Pumps
  • Metallurgy
  •  
    3
    3 Alloys
  • Performing Operations
  •  
    2
    2 Physical or Chemical Processes or Apparatus in General
  • Physics
  •  
    260
    91 Optics, 78 Measuring; Testing, 60 Information Storage, 7 Control; Regulate, 7 Photography; Cinematography; Holography, 6 Nuclear Physics; Nuclear Engineering, 4 Musical instruments; Acoustics, 3 Information And Communication Technology [Ict] Specially Adapted for Specific Application Fields, 2 Education; Cryptography; Display; Advertising; Seals, 1 Signalling, 1 Checking-Devices


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of January 29, 2020