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Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is the use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform computation. This technology is exponentially more powerful than classical computing and holds the promise to solutions to problems heretofore unsolvable by classical computing.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. IBM
 
 
730
2. D-Wave Systems Inc.
 
 
447
3. Microsoft
 
 
249
4. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
164
5. Intel
 
 
146
6. Northrop Grumman
 
 
132
7. Inventor
 
 
95
8. Rigetti
 
 
80
9. Toshiba
 
 
80
10. PsiQuantum
 
 
70




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Qubit Type
  •  
    2655
    1101 Superconductors , 534 Non-Specific , 250 Optical computing , 222 Classical , 170 Quantum Dots , 149 Spin-Based Qubits , 140 Ion Trap , 80 Topological , 9 Other
  • Task
  •  
    3194
    535 Qubit Control , 512 Qubit Creation/Storage , 368 Other Hardware , 322 Other Applications , 319 Measurement & Read-Out , 319 Circuit , 193 Processor , 165 Error Correction , 141 Annealing , 123 Operations , 78 Memory , 71 Software , 35 Cryptography , 13 Manufacturing


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of October 21, 2021