Paris, France – December three, 2021

At the meeting of the eighth Atos Quantum Advisory Board, a group of worldwide specialists, mathematicians and physicists, authorities in their fields, Atos reaffirms its posture as a worldwide chief in quantum computing technologies. The quantum hybridization axis (convergence of substantial-overall performance computing (HPC) and quantum computing) in distinct positions the corporation at the forefront of quantum analysis, converging its knowledge. Atos has invested, along with husband or wife commence-ups Pasqal and IQM, in two important quantum hybridization jobs in France and Germany.

Held at Atos’ R&D centre, dedicated to analysis in quantum computing and substantial-overall performance computing, in Clayes-sous-Bois, in the existence of Atos’ future CEO, Rodolphe Belmer, and under the chairmanship of Pierre Barnabé, Chair of the Quantum Advisory Board, Interim co-CEO and Head of Large Info and Cybersecurity, this meeting of the Quantum Advisory Board was an option to critique Atos’ current perform and to get stock of future prospective buyers.

Artur Ekert, Professor of Quantum Physics at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Founding Director of the Centre for Quantum Systems in Singapore and member of the Quantum Advisory Board claimed “We are actually amazed by the perform and the development that Atos has manufactured in excess of the past 12 months. The corporation will take quantum computing seriously and it offers us excellent pleasure to see it turning into 1 of the key gamers in the area. It is a organic development for Atos. As a globe chief in High Performance Computing (HPC), Atos is in a special posture to combine its present, in depth, knowledge in HPC with quantum technologies and get both of those fields to new heights. We are self-confident that Atos will shape the quantum landscape in yrs to appear, both of those with analysis and purposes that have extensive-long lasting effect.”

In the area of quantum hybridization Atos is the only participant and the corporation is currently enabling a number of purposes – in the regions of chemistry, these as catalysis design and style for nitrogen fixation, and for the optimization of good grids. Atos is also concerned in two more quantum hybridization jobs, which are at present being introduced:

The European HPC-QS (Quantum Simulation) job, which starts off this December 2021, aims to establish the initial European hybrid supercomputer with an integrated quantum accelerator by the conclude of 2023. It is meant to be a initial important brick of the French quantum approach. Atos is concerned in this job alongside nationwide companions such as the CEA, GENCI, Pasqal and the Julich Supercomputing Centre. Pasqal will deliver its analog quantum accelerator and Atos, with its quantum simulator, the Quantum Mastering Device (QLM), will be certain the hybridization with the HPCs at the two datacenters at GENCI and Julich.

The Q-EXA job, aspect of the German Government quantum approach, will see a consortium of companions, such as Atos, perform together to combine a German quantum computer into an HPC supercomputer for the initial time. Atos’ QLM will be instrumental in connecting the quantum computer, from commence-up IQM (also aspect of the Atos Scaler plan) to the Leibniz Supercomputing-LRZ centre.

The European Organization for Nuclear Study (CERN), 1 of the world’s biggest and most respected analysis centres, primarily based in Geneva, has not too long ago acquired an Atos Quantum Mastering Device (QLM) appliance and joined the Atos Person Club. The Atos QLM, sent to CERN in Oct, will be manufactured out there to the CERN scientific local community to support analysis routines in the framework of the CERN Quantum Technology Initiative (CERN QTI), therefore accelerating the investigation of quantum advantage for substantial-electricity physics (HEP) and past.

“Building on CERN’s special knowledge and potent collaborative tradition, co-advancement efforts are at the core of CERN QTI. As we investigate the quickly-evolving area of quantum technologies, obtain to the Atos Quantum Mastering Device and Atos’ knowledge can enjoy an essential part in our quantum developments roadmap in support of the substantial-electricity physics local community and past,” says Alberto Di Meglio, Coordinator of the CERN Quantum Technology Initiative. “A dedicated education workshop is being structured with Atos to investigate the total operation and possible of the quantum appliance, as effectively as its future software for some of the CERN QTI routines.”

“Atos is the globe chief in the convergence of supercomputing and quantum computing, as shown by these two important and strategic jobs we are concerned in in France and Germany. At a time when the French government is anticipated to announce its approach for quantum computing, the toughness of our Quantum Board, the top quality of the perform carried out and the concrete purposes of this analysis in important jobs boost this posture,” reviews Pierre Barnabé, interim co-CEO and head of Large Info and Cybersecurity at Atos.

The Quantum Advisory Board is manufactured up of universally recognized quantum physicists and features:

  • Alain Element, Professor at the Institut d’Optique Graduate Faculty, Université Paris-Saclay and at Ecole Polytechnique, Institut Polytechnique de Paris
  • David DiVincenzo, Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Director of the Institute for Quantum Info at RWTH Aachen University, Director of the Institute for Theoretical Nanoelectronics at the Juelich Study Middle
  • Artur Ekert, Professor of Quantum Physics at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford and Founding Director of the Centre for Quantum Systems in Singapore
  • Daniel Esteve, Study Director, CEA Saclay, Head of Quantronics
  • Serge Haroche, Professor emeritus at the Collège de France, Nobel laureate in Physics.

As a final result of Atos’ bold plan to anticipate the future of quantum computing and to be organized for the options and challenges that appear with it – ‘Atos Quantum’ – Atos was the initial firm to present a quantum noisy simulation module which can simulate genuine Qubits, the Atos QLM and to propose Q-score, the only universal metrics to assess quantum overall performance and superiority. Atos is also the initial European patent holder in quantum computing.

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Image : from remaining to right:

  • Pierre Barnabé, Chair of the Quantum Advisory Board, Interim co-CEO and Head of Large Info and Cybersecurity (BDS), Atos.
  • Sophie Proust, CTO, Atos.
  • René Martin, Head of Info encryption Organization Device, BDS, Atos.
  • Cyril Allouche, R&D Director, Quantum Computing.
  • Rodolphe Belmer, Atos’ future CEO.
  • Serge Haroche, Professor emeritus at the Collège de France, Nobel laureate in Physics.
  • Daniel Esteve, Study Director, CEA Saclay, Head of Quantronics.
  • David DiVincenzo, Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Director of the Institute for Theoretical Nanoelectronics at the Juelich Study Middle
  • Arnaud Bertrand, Director of Technique and Innovation, BDS, Atos
  • Philippe Duluc, Main Technology Officer, BDS, Atos

About Atos

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