June 2022


This issue: The quantum computer is quantum: it does not exist, and yet it exists... 


In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, by John Gribbin, is one of the first books on the history of physics that I read when I was in high school. It was also through this book that I first dipped a toe into quantum physics - especially with the famous analogy of the cat being both dead and alive. It was not until years later, when I was doing my thesis in theoretical and numerical physics, that I heard about the quantum computer - almost 20 years ago. I must say that I didn't understand anything about it! The subject remained mysterious, like for most of us. My mission at Arthur D. Little is to help industrial ecosystems to better see through the technological fog and thus better anticipate business and societal disruptions. Our great team has just returned from a trip to the edge of the quantum realm. Here is a first memory of our trip! 

Albert Meige, Founder & Enchanter @ Presans


Quantum Computing: everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask! 


Before launching the study, we asked a few of our customers about quantum computing: what do you want to know? "I want to understand what it is and how it works", "I want to know how and when it will impact my business", and finally, "I would like some advice to start making progress on the subject". All the answers in this article! 


Quantum Computing: contribute to the study! 


We are currently organizing a large-scale international consultation at the academic level (several thousand academic experts solicited). We would like to complete this consultation with the industrial point of view: take 3 minutes to fill in this form (3 quantum cats to win 😊). 


How can we overcome the uncertainties surrounding the quantum computer?


Quantum information technologies are currently surrounded by an impressive amount of hype. But what is really behind the announcements?


Disruptions on the horizon: quantum telecommunications


Cryptography is the most mature area of quantum information technology, and the expected advances in this field will have a major disruptive effect.


Detecting everything: quantum sensors


Quantum sensors and radars: why is everyone talking about them, and should we expect upcoming upheavals from these new technologies?


Enter the synergies of the post-quantum world!


Quantum information technologies are going to hit hard. But where and how? Let's organize together to find the best answers to this question.


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