IonQ has unveiled IonQ Aria, a highly powerful quantum computer available worldwide. With an impressive demonstrated algorithmic qubit (#AQ) measurement of 25, this remarkable achievement is the result of IonQ’s collaboration with Amazon Braket, the quantum computing service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The integration of IonQ Aria on Amazon Braket marks a significant milestone for IonQ, enabling a diverse community of enterprises, researchers, and individual users to access cutting-edge tools for exploring the captivating field of quantum computing.
IonQ, a quantum computing company dedicated to delivering valuable solutions to its clientele, remains committed to enhancing the computational capabilities of its exceptional technology. Spearheading innovation in the field, IonQ sets the industry standard with its algorithmic qubit (#AQ) measurement, reflecting its unwavering pursuit of improved computing power.
Continually achieving ambitious milestones on its technological roadmap, IonQ offers a diverse range of quantum computers to cater to the expanding demands of its ever-growing customer base.
Additionally, IonQ has also recently revealed its newest strategic initiative that involves a $1 billion investment for the establishment of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility spanning 65,000 square feet, located in Bothell, Washington, just outside Seattle, with a primary objective of producing cutting-edge ion-trap quantum computers.
Key Advantages of IonQ Aria: Empowering Quantum Computing Excellence
IonQ Aria sets a new standard for quantum computing on Amazon Braket, providing users with access to one of the world’s leading quantum computers. By leveraging IonQ’s cutting-edge trapped ion technology, IonQ Aria offers distinctive technical features that deliver crucial benefits over competitors:
- Unparalleled Gate Fidelities: IonQ’s trapped ion technology harnesses the inherent properties of natural quantum systems, resulting in remarkably stable qubits. With an exceptional fidelity of 99.4%, IonQ Aria achieves one of the highest commercial fidelities available, ensuring dependable and precise computations.
- Versatile All-to-All Connectivity: IonQ Aria enables gate operations between any pair of qubits, streamlining circuit execution with its comprehensive all-to-all connectivity. This eliminates the need for excessive swap gates, facilitating the entanglement necessary for circuit operations. As a result, users can explore deeper circuits, leading to more substantial and measurable outcomes.
- Extended Coherence Times: By adeptly trapping atoms, IonQ Aria allows the preparation of qubits in desired quantum states, maintaining their stability indefinitely when adequately shielded from the environment. With coherence times ranging between 10 and 100 seconds, IonQ Aria boasts one of the industry’s longest coherence durations. This extended coherence time empowers the execution of complex circuits, yielding significant results.
- Pioneering Error Mitigation: IonQ introduces a groundbreaking “debiasing” technique, aggregating results from multiple implementations of the same circuit. This method effectively reduces systemic errors, significantly enhancing outcome accuracy. Research has proven that this technique can boost the performance of practical algorithms by a factor of 100, without imposing any additional qubit or gate overhead.
- Enhanced Reliability with Sharpening: IonQ also introduces the sharpening technique, consolidating results obtained from various circuit variations. By eliminating outliers and emphasizing the most probable measurement outcome, sharpening enhances the overall reliability of computations, further improving accuracy.
Expanding Options on Amazon Braket
IonQ Aria joins IonQ Harmony as the second IonQ system available to customers on Amazon Braket. With this addition, IonQ’s product portfolio on Amazon Braket expands, providing users with choices in performance and cost that cater to a broader range of use cases. Having both IonQ Aria and IonQ Harmony available grants users the freedom to select the system that best suits their specific needs and use cases.
Existing IonQ customers who prefer accessing Aria directly through the IonQ Quantum Cloud can continue to do so. The availability of Aria on both Amazon Braket and the IonQ Quantum Cloud aligns with our commitment to offering flexibility to end users, ensuring they have options that suit their preferences and requirements.
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