This new 100-qubit processor is built with atoms cooled down near to absolute zero

ColdQuanta manipulates ultracold atoms to create quantum processors, and has now announced its first quantum computer. By cooling atoms down to near absolute zero and then controlling them with lasers, a company has successfully created a 100-qubit quantum processor that compares to the systems developed by leading quantum players to date.

ColdQuanta, a US-based company that specializes in the manipulation of cold atoms, unveiled the new quantum processor unit, which will form the basis of the company’s 100-qubit gate-based quantum computer, code-named Hilbert, launching later this year after final tuning and optimization work.