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Huawei released HiQ cloud service platform for quantum computing simulator

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Huawei's quantum computing simulator HiQ, based on Huawei's powerful computing infrastructure, uses distributed architecture and algorithm optimization and innovation to overcome the challenge of full-amplifier simulator for memory capacity and network bandwidth delay, providing full-amplitude simulation and single amplitude. Simulatedcloud service. Moreover, it integrates the error correction quantum circuit simulation for the first time, and can realize the error correction circuit simulation of tens of thousands of qubits, and the performance is 5-15 times that of the similar simulator.

Huawei also demonstrated the quantum programming framework for the first time. The framework is compatible with the open source ProjectQ and greatly enhances the parallel computing performance of quantum algorithms. Two new graphical user interfaces, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Blocked Interface (Block User Interface). To make classic-quantum hybrid programming easier and more intuitive.

Weng Wenkang, chief scientist of Huawei quantum computing software and algorithm, released HiQ cloud service platform for quantum computing simulator

Dr. Weng Wenkang, chief scientist of Huawei Quantum Computing Software and Algorithms, said: "Quantum computing is a revolutionary computing technology that is different from classical computing. It is also the core technology for cloud computing in the future. Quantum algorithms bring a new perspective to AI algorithms. Inspired better classical AI algorithm and accelerated computing power. Huawei launched HiQ cloud service platform for quantum computing simulator, which marks a key step in the research and innovation of quantum computing. Huawei will continue to invest in this field in the future. Huawei Quantum Computing The simulator HiQ cloud service platform will provide cloud services to the outside world, and join hands with the vast majority ofDevelopmentPeople, researchers, teachers and students work together to innovate and promote the technical research and industrialization of quantum computing. ”

Quantum computing is a subversive future computing technology. Classical computers require some computing tasks that take tens of thousands of years. Quantum computers can be completed in minutes or even moments. It is widely expected that quantum computing will bring new revolutions in the direction of artificial intelligence, new material design, drug development, and complex optimization scheduling. However, quantum computing has many technical challenges in many aspects such as hardware, software, algorithms, systems, etc. It is a complex system engineering, which requires breakthroughs in hardware and control systems as well as breakthroughs in software algorithms. Before the maturity of quantum computing hardware systems, simulators based on classical calculations will play an important role in the simulation and commissioning of quantum circuits, the research and innovation of quantum algorithms, the development and verification of application software, and the popularization of quantum computing research and application. The only way to go.

Huawei released the HiQ cloud service platform for quantum computing simulator, marking Huawei's solid step in the research and innovation of quantum computing. At the same time, Huawei is adhering to the concept of cooperation and win-win in quantum computing software, and the opening of HiQ will promote The technological breakthrough process in the academic community promotes the research and industrialization of industry partners in the field of quantum computing.

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