Session Summaries of the Chicago Quantum Summit, and Quantum Engineering, The Next Technological Space Race (article 2)
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Session Summaries from the Chicago Quantum Summit, and Quantum Engineering, The Next Technological Space RaceHosted by the University of Chicago, and organized by the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE)
In this second (of 3) articles, I have provided a summary of the key discussion points from the full-day seminar. This is the key 'content' as I understand it. I researched to fill gaps in my understanding, check details, and provide links so the reader can better understand the context. All references are included. Any errors or omissions were unintentional.
Background on Dr. Dario Gil, accessed Dec 21, 2018,, https://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=us-dgil
Topological Quantum Computer, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topological_quantum_computer
Background on Dr. France A-D Cordova, NSF, accessed December 21, 2018, https://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=us-dgil
National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science, Product of the Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science under the Committee on Science of the National Science & Technology Council. September 2018. https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/National-Strategic-Overview-for-Quantum-Information-Science.pdf
Science and Technology, Considerations for Maintaining U.S. Competitiveness in Quantum Computing, Synthetic Biology, and Other Potentially Transformational Research Areas, https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/694748.pdf
Linear Optical Quantum Computing, from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_optical_quantum_computing
Joel Creswell, PhD, Curriculum Vitae: https://joelcreswell.com/cv/
Announcing Cirq, An Open Source Framework for NISQ Algorithms. Google AI Blog, July 18, 2018: https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/07/announcing-cirq-open-source-framework.html
Biography of Dr. J. Stephen Binkley, U.S. Department of Energy website: https://science.energy.gov/sc-2/deputy-director-biography/
Fermilab funding for five programs, and three initiatives led by other institutions: http://news.fnal.gov/2018/09/department-of-energy-awards-fermilab-more-than-10-million-for-quantum-science/
Fermilab Quantum Teleportation Experiment: http://qis.fnal.gov/quantum-teleportation-experiment/
Inqnet program of work website: http://inqnet.caltech.edu/index.html
Jeff Henshaw, Microsoft Biography: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/people/jhenshaw/
Wikipedia discussion of Fermions (accessed January 2, 2019): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermion
Microsoft Quantum, Developing a Topological Qubit, September 6, 2018. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/quantum/2018/09/06/developing-a-topological-qubit/
Microsoft Quantum Development Kit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/quantum/development-kit
Quantum Information Medicine: Bit as It—The Future Direction Of Medical Science: Antimicrobial And Other Potential Non Toxic Treatments - Bit as IT: https://file.scirp.org/pdf/WJNS_2016071515230666.pdf
World Journal of Neuroscience, 2016, 6, 193-207 Published Online August 2016 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/wjns, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wjns.2016.63024
The new way to measure a Kilogram: https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/11/14/18072368/kilogram-kibble-redefine-weight-science
Brian Resnick, The world just redefined the Kilogram. Published on VOX. Nov 16, 2018 (updated 7:43am).
Link to The Quantum Summit event, hosted by the University of Chicago. https://quantum.uchicago.edu/events/summit2018/
Energy.Gov, Nov 8, 2018 Department of Energy announcement of the event: https://www.energy.gov/articles/unleashing-world-quantum-opportunities
Dr. Carl J Williams Biography and list of publications; posted by NIST: https://www.nist.gov/people/carl-j-williams
Abstract of Dr. Carl J. Williams article on the Kilogram standard: https://www.nist.gov/publications/mise-en-pratique-mass-future-metrology-si
Department of Defense Study on Quantum Technologies Letter, and Dr. Paul Lopata’s role: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/TORs/2018_TOR_QuantumTechnologies_18Jun2018.pdf
Fidelity of Quantum Inferometers, February 15, 2006, Thomas B. Bahder, co-authored by Paul A. Lopata: https://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0602123
Microsoft and Google both have Quantum Labs at UCSB. September 12, 2014, by Stephen Nellis, in an article titled: Google, Microsoft vie for UCSB top minds with quantum initiatives, accessed January 2, 2019. found here: https://www.pacbiztimes.com/2014/09/12/google-microsoft-vie-for-ucsb-top-minds-with-quantum-initiatives/
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Strategic IT Management Consultant with a strong interest in Quantum Computing. Consulting for 29 years and this looks as interesting as cloud computing was in 2010.