Press Releases

March 23, 2023

QuEra to Bring Expanded Quantum Capability to NERSC

QuEra today announces a new partnership with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), giving NERSC access to QuEra’s neutral-atom technology, advancing the center’s efforts to help develop and evaluate quantum computers.

February 14, 2023

Encoding Breakthrough Allows for Solving Wider Set of Applications Using Neutral-Atom Quantum Computers

QuEra today announces its research team has uncovered a method to perform a wider set of optimization calculations than previously known to be possible using neutral-atom machines.

November 1, 2022

QuEra’s Quantum Computer ‘Aquila’ Now Available on Amazon Braket

QuEra Computing today announces that Aquila, its neutral atom quantum computer, is now available via Amazon Braket, making it the first generally accessible neutral-atom machine. For customers, this presents an opportunity to explore new solutions to complex problems in high-energy physics, optimization, material sciences and other fields.

May 5, 2022

Collaborators from Harvard University and QuEra Computing observe quantum speed-up in optimization problems

A collaboration between Harvard University with scientists at QuEra Computing, MIT, University of Innsbruck and other institutions has demonstrated a breakthrough application of neutral-atom quantum processors to solve problems of practical use. The work led by Professors Mikhail Lukin and Markus Greiner at Harvard and Vladan Vuletic at MIT, titled “Quantum Optimization of Maximum Independent Set using Rydberg Atom Arrays,” was published on May 5th, 2022, in Science Magazine.

November 17, 2021

Harvard and MIT Scientists Launch QuEra Computing Inc. to Build Quantum Computers for Today’s Impossible Problems

QuEra Computing Inc. emerged from stealth mode today with $17 million in funding from Rakuten, Day One Ventures, Frontiers Capital and leading tech investors Serguei Beloussov, and Paul Maritz among others. The company recently received a DARPA award, and has already generated $11 million in revenue. QuEra Computing uses ground-breaking research on neutral atoms, developed at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the basis for a world-leading scalable, programmable quantum computer solution. The QuEra team is building the world’s most powerful quantum computers to take on computational tasks that are currently deemed impossibly hard.