Paris, France – December 3, 2021

At the assembly of the eighth Atos Quantum Advisory Board, a team of worldwide experts, mathematicians and physicists, authorities in their fields, Atos reaffirms its place as a worldwide chief in quantum computing systems. The quantum hybridization axis (convergence of substantial-overall performance computing (HPC) and quantum computing) in unique positions the corporation at the forefront of quantum research, converging its knowledge. Atos has invested, along with spouse commence-ups Pasqal and IQM, in two key quantum hybridization jobs in France and Germany.

Held at Atos’ R&D centre, focused to research in quantum computing and substantial-overall performance computing, in Clayes-sous-Bois, in the presence of Atos’ subsequent CEO, Rodolphe Belmer, and below the chairmanship of Pierre Barnabé, Chair of the Quantum Advisory Board, Interim co-CEO and Head of Big Details and Cybersecurity, this assembly of the Quantum Advisory Board was an option to evaluate Atos’ latest work and to choose inventory of potential prospective buyers.

Artur Ekert, Professor of Quantum Physics at the Mathematical Institute, College of Oxford, Founding Director of the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore and member of the Quantum Advisory Board said “We are definitely amazed by the work and the development that Atos has manufactured around the previous 12 months. The corporation takes quantum computing critically and it provides us fantastic pleasure to see it turning out to be just one of the critical players in the field. It is a normal development for Atos. As a entire world chief in Higher Functionality Computing (HPC), Atos is in a exceptional place to incorporate its existing, extensive, knowledge in HPC with quantum technology and choose both fields to new heights. We are confident that Atos will shape the quantum landscape in yrs to arrive, both with research and apps that have long-long lasting affect.”

In the field of quantum hybridization Atos is the only player and the corporation is now enabling a number of apps – in the parts of chemistry, this sort of as catalysis style for nitrogen fixation, and for the optimization of intelligent grids. Atos is also involved in two supplemental quantum hybridization jobs, which are now remaining released:

The European HPC-QS (Quantum Simulation) project, which starts this December 2021, aims to build the first European hybrid supercomputer with an built-in quantum accelerator by the end of 2023. It is meant to be a first key brick of the French quantum system. Atos is involved in this project together with nationwide companions including the CEA, GENCI, Pasqal and the Julich Supercomputing Centre. Pasqal will provide its analog quantum accelerator and Atos, with its quantum simulator, the Quantum Mastering Equipment (QLM), will make certain the hybridization with the HPCs at the two datacenters at GENCI and Julich.

The Q-EXA project, aspect of the German Authorities quantum system, will see a consortium of companions, including Atos, work alongside one another to integrate a German quantum pc into an HPC supercomputer for the first time. Atos’ QLM will be instrumental in connecting the quantum pc, from commence-up IQM (also aspect of the Atos Scaler system) to the Leibniz Supercomputing-LRZ centre.

The European Corporation for Nuclear Exploration (CERN), just one of the world’s premier and most highly regarded research centres, centered in Geneva, has recently obtained an Atos Quantum Mastering Equipment (QLM) appliance and joined the Atos User Club. The Atos QLM, shipped to CERN in October, will be manufactured obtainable to the CERN scientific local community to assistance research pursuits in the framework of the CERN Quantum Engineering Initiative (CERN QTI), so accelerating the investigation of quantum gain for substantial-strength physics (HEP) and beyond.

“Building on CERN’s exceptional knowledge and sturdy collaborative society, co-progress efforts are at the core of CERN QTI. As we discover the speedy-evolving field of quantum systems, obtain to the Atos Quantum Mastering Equipment and Atos’ knowledge can engage in an vital position in our quantum developments roadmap in assistance of the substantial-strength physics local community and beyond,” claims Alberto Di Meglio, Coordinator of the CERN Quantum Engineering Initiative. “A focused training workshop is remaining organized with Atos to look into the whole operation and opportunity of the quantum appliance, as properly as its potential software for some of the CERN QTI pursuits.”

“Atos is the entire world chief in the convergence of supercomputing and quantum computing, as demonstrated by these two key and strategic jobs we are involved in in France and Germany. At a time when the French governing administration is predicted to announce its system for quantum computing, the toughness of our Quantum Board, the quality of the work carried out and the concrete apps of this research in key jobs reinforce this place,” responses Pierre Barnabé, interim co-CEO and head of Big Details and Cybersecurity at Atos.

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

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

As a result of Atos’ bold system to anticipate the potential of quantum computing and to be prepared for the prospects and challenges that arrive with it – ‘Atos Quantum’ – Atos was the first firm to offer a quantum noisy simulation module which can simulate real Qubits, the Atos QLM and to propose Q-rating, the only common metrics to assess quantum overall performance and superiority. Atos is also the first European patent holder in quantum computing.

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Image : from still left to right:

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

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide chief in electronic transformation with 107,000 employees and yearly earnings of around € 11 billion. European quantity just one in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial overall performance computing, the Team presents personalized end-to-end answers for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and merchandise, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and integrated in the CAC forty ESG and Subsequent twenty Paris Inventory indexes.

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