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Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is the use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform computation. This technology is exponentially more powerful than classical computing and holds the promise to solutions to problems heretofore unsolvable by classical computing.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. IBM
 
 
662
2. D-wave Systems Inc.
 
 
449
3. Microsoft
 
 
235
4. Northrop Grumman
 
 
140
5. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
139
6. Intel
 
 
133
7. Inventor
 
 
94
8. United States of America
 
 
90
9. Toshiba
 
 
80
10. Rigetti & Co., Inc.
 
 
73




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Qubit Type
  •  
    2145
    927 Superconductors , 393 Non-Specific , 229 Optical computing , 195 Classical , 127 Spin-Based Qubits , 109 Ion Trap , 97 Quantum Dots , 67 Topological , 1 Other
  • Task
  •  
    2742
    479 Qubit Control , 386 Qubit Creation/Storage , 338 Other Hardware , 297 Other Applications , 285 Measurement & Read-Out , 278 Circuit , 168 Processor , 143 Error Correction , 128 Annealing , 82 Operations , 66 Memory , 52 Software , 40 Cryptography


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of June 16, 2021