Article: Free Open-Access Quantum Computer Now Operational

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Susan Clark

Free Open-Access Quantum Computer Now Operational

Scientists worldwide can use ion-based testbed at Sandia National Laboratories.

A new Department of Energy open-access quantum computing testbed is ready for the public. Scientists from Indiana University recently became the first team to begin using Sandia National Laboratories’ Quantum Scientific Computing Open User Testbed, or QSCOUT.

Quantum computers are poised to become major technological drivers over the coming decades. But to get there, scientists need to experiment with quantum machines that relatively few universities or companies have.

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