List of companies involved in quantum computing or communication

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This article lists the companies worldwide engaged in the development of quantum computing or quantum communication. Quantum computing and communication are two sub-fields of quantum information science, which describes and theorizes information science in terms of quantum physics. While the fundamental unit of classical information is the bit, the basic unit of quantum information is the qubit.

Company details[edit]

Company Date initiated Area Technology Affiliate University or Research Institute Headquarters
1QBit December 1, 2012 Computing Vancouver, Canada
Accenture[1] June 14, 2017 Computing
Airbus[2] 2015 Computing algorithms Blagnac, France
Aliyun (Alibaba Cloud)[3] July 30, 2015 Computing/Communication[3][4] Chinese Academy of Sciences [5][4][6] Hangzhou, China
AT&T[7] 2011 Communication Dallas, TX, USA
Atom Computing[8] 2018 Computing Neutral Atom Quantum Computing Berkeley, CA, USA
Atos[9] [10] Computing/Communication Bezons, France
Automatski[11] [12] [13] 1993 Computing/Communication algorithms, simulators, adiabatic, annealing, circuit based, quantum walks, quantum simulations, quantum machine learning Bengaluru, India
Booz Allen Hamilton[14] Computing Tysons Corner, VA, USA
BT[15] Communication London, UK
Carl Zeiss AG[16] University College London Oberkochen, Germany
Cambridge Quantum Computing Limited[17] Communication Cambridge, UK
D-Wave January 1, 1999 Computing superconducting Burnaby, Canada
Elyah[18] June 6, 2018 Computing algorithms Dubai, UAE
Fujitsu[19] September 28, 2015 Communication quantum dots University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
Google QuAIL[20] May 16, 2013 Computing superconducting UCSB Mountain View, CA, USA
HP[21][22] Computing[21]/Communication[22] algorithms, NMR Palo Alto, CA, USA
Hitachi Computing University of Cambridge, University College London Tokyo, Japan
Honeywell[23][24][25] Computing ions Georgia Tech,[23] University of Maryland[24] Morris Plains, NJ, USA
HRL Laboratories Computing Malibu, CA, USA
Huawei Noah's Ark Lab[26] Communication Nanjing University Shenzhen, China
IBM[27] September 10, 1990[28] Computing superconducting MIT[29] Armonk, NY, USA
ID Quantique July 1, 2001 Communication Geneva, Switzerland
imec[30] Computing superconducting Belgium
ionQ[31][32] Computing ions University of Maryland, Duke University College Park, MD, USA
InfiniQuant[33] Communication Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Erlangen, Germany
Intel[34] September 3, 2015 Computing TU Delft Santa Clara, CA, USA
KPN[35] Communication The Hague, Netherlands
Lockheed Martin Computing University of Southern California, University College London Bethesda, MD, USA
MagiQ Communication Somerville, MA, USA
Microsoft Research QuArC December 19, 2011 Computing algorithms TU Delft, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Sydney, Purdue University, University of Maryland, ETH Zurich, UCSB Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft Research Station Q April 22, 2005 Computing superconducting UCSB Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Mitsubishi[36] Communication Tokyo, Japan
NEC Corporation[37] April 29, 1999[38] Communication quantum dots University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
Nokia Bell Labs[39][40] Computing University of Oxford Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Northrop Grumman Computing West Falls Church, VA, USA
NTT Laboratories[41] Computing linear optics Bristol University Tokyo, Japan
Q-Ctrl[42][43][44] 2017 Computing/Metrology superconducting Sydney, Australia
Qbitlogic International[45] 2014[46] Computing Atlanta, GA, USA[46]
QC Ware[47] 2014[48] Palo Alto, California, USA[48]
Quantum Benchmark Inc.[49][50] 2017 Computing algorithms University of Waterloo Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada
Quantum Circuits, Inc.[51][52] 2015 Computing superconducting Yale University New Haven, Connecticut, USA
QuintessenceLabs Communication Deakin, ACT, Australia
QxBranch 2014 Computing Washington, D.C., USA
Raytheon/BBN[53] Computing/Communication superconducting MIT Cambridge, MA, USA
Rigetti Computing Computing superconducting Berkeley California, USA
R QUANTECH 2018 Computing algorithms Polytechnic University of Madrid Geneva, Switzerland
RIKEN[54] Computing superconducting Tokyo University of Science Wako, Japan
Toshiba[55] Communication quantum dots University of Cambridge Tokyo, Japan

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