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Special Issue on Quantum Industry

  1. Quantum algorithms for the pricing of financial derivatives have been discussed in recent papers. However, the pricing model discussed in those papers is too simple for practical purposes. It motivates us to c...

    Authors: Kazuya Kaneko, Koichi Miyamoto, Naoyuki Takeda and Kazuyoshi Yoshino
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:7
  2. Combinatorial optimization models a vast range of industrial processes aiming at improving their efficiency. In general, solving this type of problem exactly is computationally intractable. Therefore, practiti...

    Authors: David Amaro, Matthias Rosenkranz, Nathan Fitzpatrick, Koji Hirano and Mattia Fiorentini
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:5
  3. Quantum computing promises to overcome computational limitations with better and faster solutions for optimization, simulation, and machine learning problems. Europe and Germany are in the process of successfu...

    Authors: Andreas Bayerstadler, Guillaume Becquin, Julia Binder, Thierry Botter, Hans Ehm, Thomas Ehmer, Marvin Erdmann, Norbert Gaus, Philipp Harbach, Maximilian Hess, Johannes Klepsch, Martin Leib, Sebastian Luber, Andre Luckow, Maximilian Mansky, Wolfgang Mauerer…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:25
  4. Quantum technology is an emergent and potentially disruptive discipline, with the ability to affect many human activities. Quantum technologies are dual-use technologies, and as such are of interest to the def...

    Authors: Michal Krelina
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:24
  5. SpinQ Gemini is a commercial desktop quantum computing platform designed and manufactured by SpinQ Technology. It is an integrated hardware-software system. The first generation product with two qubits was lau...

    Authors: Shi-Yao Hou, Guanru Feng, Zipeng Wu, Hongyang Zou, Wei Shi, Jinfeng Zeng, Chenfeng Cao, Sheng Yu, Zikai Sheng, Xin Rao, Bing Ren, Dawei Lu, Junting Zou, Guoxing Miao, Jingen Xiang and Bei Zeng
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:20
  6. Quantum based technologies have been fundamental in our world. After producing the laser and the transistor, the devices that have shaped our modern information society, the possibilities enabled by the abilit...

    Authors: Vicente Martin, Juan Pedro Brito, Carmen Escribano, Marco Menchetti, Catherine White, Andrew Lord, Felix Wissel, Matthias Gunkel, Paulette Gavignet, Naveena Genay, Olivier Le Moult, Carlos Abellán, Antonio Manzalini, Antonio Pastor-Perales, Victor López and Diego López
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:19
  7. Given the recent breakthroughs in quantum technology development in R& D labs all over the world, the perspective of high-tech companies has changed. Product development is initiated next to the existing research

    Authors: Garrelt J. N. Alberts, M. Adriaan Rol, Thorsten Last, Benno W. Broer, Cornelis C. Bultink, Matthijs S. C. Rijlaarsdam and Amber E. Van Hauwermeiren
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:18
  8. We present a miniaturized quantum key distribution system, designed to augment the more mature quantum key distribution systems currently commercially available. Our device is designed for the consumer market,...

    Authors: David Lowndes, Stefan Frick, Andy Hart and John Rarity
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:15
  9. Quantum computing technologies pose a significant threat to the currently employed public-key cryptography protocols. In this paper, we discuss the impact of the quantum threat on public key infrastructures (P...

    Authors: Sergey E. Yunakovsky, Maxim Kot, Nikolay Pozhar, Denis Nabokov, Mikhail Kudinov, Anton Guglya, Evgeniy O. Kiktenko, Ekaterina Kolycheva, Alexander Borisov and Aleksey K. Fedorov
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:14
  10. In order to qualify quantum algorithms for industrial NP-Hard problems, comparing them to available polynomial approximate classical algorithms and not only to exact exponential ones is necessary. This is a gr...

    Authors: Constantin Dalyac, Loïc Henriet, Emmanuel Jeandel, Wolfgang Lechner, Simon Perdrix, Marc Porcheron and Margarita Veshchezerova
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:12
  11. Quantum computing holds the potential to deliver great economic prosperity to the European Union (EU). However, the creation of successful business in the field is challenging owing to the required extensive i...

    Authors: Markku Räsänen, Henrikki Mäkynen, Mikko Möttönen and Jan Goetz
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:5
  12. Despite the scientific and engineering challenges facing the development of quantum computers, considerable progress is being made toward applying the technology to commercial applications. In this article, we...

    Authors: Francesco Bova, Avi Goldfarb and Roger G. Melko
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2021 8:2