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IBM Introduces a New API to Quantum Computing Cloud Services

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IBM plans to build a universal quantum computer

Today it was declared by IBM that they are updating their QUANTUM EXPERIENCE CLOUD with a new feature, i.e., API which would help in boosting up the abilities of researchers and all the other interested parties in making more productive applications with its fact- finding Quantum Computing System.

IBM unrolled its five-qubit computer in its NY state labs to the public in the situation of a cloud service, last MAY. This all done for one motive of providing interested parties with a working quantum computing model, which would further support the new technology.

At the time, the company disseminated an easy programming speech to register the programs for the system which operates in a similar fashion to writing musical notes on staff. Jerry Chow, a manager of the experimental quantum computing group at IBM, says that has worked vastly well to this point with 40,000 users signing up, provoking 200,000 executions on the system’s processors and emanating in 15 externally-generated research papers.

But participants have longed to correlate with the structure in more cultivated options, which led to the liberation of the API today on the IBM cloud platform. Having an API will assist programmers who want to note the calligraphy in their programming speech of choice to supply the batches of experiments, rather than using the natural synergistic speech that IBM rescued utmost May. What’s more, as stated by IBM, it gives users the power to build correlations between IBM’s cloud-based quantum computer and more conventional computers without needing an extensive background in quantum physics to do it.

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The idea is to distribute the standards for higher end experimentation. “The API allows programmers to test more theories and lay the groundwork to scale up these larger systems. What we want to do is to check out with the help of the group to identify how what quantum computing looks like in the future when we have a larger number of qubits,” Chow clarified.

The company also proclaimed that it’s offering a computer simulator for what a 20 qubit quantum computer could look like, and plans to liberate a Software Development Kit (SDK) to grant researchers to start making up a secure quantum applications for this structure.

Although we are years away from squeezing the full capabilities of quantum computing, all of this is planned to discover the field to get to a point sometime in the future when we have a 50-100 qubit structure. Chow uttered that this is believed to be the holy grail of quantum computing when we can begin to take virtue of its potential.

Quantum computers, unlike conventional computers, don’t operate on a natural way of on or off switch. Instead, qubits can be in multiple forms of on/off or some combination. This could help in opening up many options to solve problems that aren’t solvable with today’s computers, Chow described.

By providing, free allowance to the type of cutting-edge computing structure, IBM is trying to promote the field with the idea that everyone would be getting its advantage. Even other companies are also working on quantum computing which includes Google, Intel, Microsoft and startups like D- Wave System.

Source: Company Think Blog, Company News Room

Jaya Chopra
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