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Is a Quantum 2.0 Science and Technology Revolution Coming?

Raymer The U.S. National Quantum Initiative, along with similar initiatives funded in other countries, aims to develop a new generation of technology, so-called Quantum 2.0, which may have revolutionary impacts on science and information technologies. What is Quantum 2.0, and What is the state of the art? Why now? How did the U.S. NQI come about and what are its goals? What areas of quantum photonics (my area of research) need rapid advancement to enable Quantum 2.0? A summary of the U.S. NQI can be read here:

“The US National Quantum Initiative – from Act to Action,” Christopher Monroe, Michael G Raymer and Jacob Taylor, Science, 3 May 2019, VOL 364 ISSUE 6439