Using IBMs preferred quantum benchmark, IonQ expects to hit a quantum volume of 4,000,000. Thats a massive increase over the double digit quantum volume numbers that IBM itself recently announced and its a pretty extraordinary claim on IonQs side as this would make its system the most powerful quantum computer yet. The well funded company has never used this metric before. Through a spokesperson, IonQ also noted that it doesnt necessarily think quantum volume is the best metric, but since the...

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