Quantum computers take a step forward with a 50-qubit prototype

IBM's quantum computer

CHOMPING AT THE QUBIT  IBM announced two new advances to its quantum computing hardware (cooling system and other infrastructure shown): a 20-qubit processor that will be available commercially and a 50-qubit prototype currently undergoing testing.

IBM Research/Flickr

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Quantum Physics

From the Nature Index

Paid Content