Register to reply

Investing in quantum computers

by ehrenfest
Tags: computers, investing, quantum
Share this thread:
ehrenfest
#1
Sep29-07, 04:42 PM
P: 1,996
Does anyone know what companies I can/should buy stock in if I want to invest in quantum computers?
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on Phys.org
Final pieces to the circadian clock puzzle found
A spray-on light show on four wheels: Darkside Scientific
How an ancient vertebrate uses familiar tools to build a strange-looking head
Evo
#2
Sep30-07, 10:21 AM
Mentor
Evo's Avatar
P: 26,650
In order to buy stock, the company has to be public and offering shares for sale. If you are very wealthy you could "invest" in a company like D-Wave in Canada that claims to be building one. As far as I know D-Wave is still private and has not had an IPO.

Here is a rather humourus artcle about it.

http://www.usatoday.com/money/indust...-quantum_x.htm

And a more serious one about their recent progress.

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?art...2B272D3E271363
vercrazy
#3
Dec31-09, 05:13 PM
P: 1
Any updates in the past couple years? Are there any publicly traded companies that are developing quantum computer hardware or software besides the giants like Google?

mugaliens
#4
Jan5-10, 12:55 AM
P: 595
Investing in quantum computers

Although the theoretical potential is intriguing, the reality is that the vast majority of computing requirements simply do not need that kind of power. And at that, quantum computing has a long, long way to go to even catch up with normal computers, which, aren't exactly waiting to be caught up to.


Register to reply

Related Discussions
Will quantum computers ever be possible? Quantum Physics 138
Quantum computers Computing & Technology 1
Quantum Computers Electrical Engineering 3
Quantum computers? Quantum Physics 23
Quantum computers Quantum Physics 9