Full-stack challenges of bridging quantum chips up to scalable quantum co-processor heterogeneous architectures

García Almudever, C. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting


Quantum computers promise to solve a certain set of hard problems that are intractable for even the most powerful current supercomputers. Remarkable progress has been made in recent years in quantum hardware, and quantum computation in the cloud is already a reality offering small quantum processors that are capable of handling basic quantum algorithms. Main IT companies like Google, Intel, Microsoft and IBM and numerous research groups are working on building the first universal quantum computer. Building such a quantum system requires bridging quantum algorithms and quantum processors. This talk will address first the state of the art in quantum computing, emphasizing the main challenges that include improvement and scalability of quantum processors, classical control electronics at (possibly) cryogenic temperatures and definition of a heterogeneous quantum computer architecture. Then, a discussion on the system architecture focusing on making quantum computing fault-tolerant and the compilation of quantum circuits will be presented. In the last part of the talk, I will provide my vision on how the research community could accelerate the process towards building such a scalable quantum machine and possible applications.
Period27 Nov 2019
Event titleat I Workshop on Quantum Computers and High-Performance
Event typeConference
LocationSantiago de Compostela, Spain