About The Company
The future of internet security lies in quantum communications, and New York-based Qunnect, Inc. is innovating at the cutting edge of quantum technology. Qunnect’s products are designed to address the limitations that are necessary to operate quantum devices, working in ambient temperatures with existing telecommunications network infrastructure to make data transmission more secure.
This technology serves as the foundation for the Quantum Internet, a vision for a network of connected quantum computers, sensors, and communication devices. Investors and government entities are taking notice - Qunnect recently closed $8.5 million in a funding round led by Airbus Ventures, and earlier in 2022, the company was awarded several SBIR/STTR awards from the US Department of Energy, US Air Force, and National Science foundation totaling more than $6M. The SBIR awards are being used to further the development and commercialization of Qunnect’s Quantum Networking product suite, a collection of devices that support the next generation of quantum-secure communication protocols to distribute entanglement, a unique quantum property which can be carried by particles of light, over long distances.
Qunnect's technology leverages innovative design considerations that will translate to real-world deployment and scalability: its devices do not require extreme cooling or vacuum support infrastructure for operation,and are housed in a standard server rack-drawer form factor. In addition, the product suite uses standard telecom fiber infrastructure. Qunnect was the first company, globally, to commercialize a Quantum Memory (QU-MEM) in 2021. Since then, the company has brought several other products to market, including an entanglement source (QU-SOURCE), an ultra-precise wavelength reference (QU-LOCK), and a real-time polarization compensation device (QU-APC). The company is currently piloting these devices on a 45+km dedicated fiber testbed, GothamQ, that it built in NYC.
“Qunnect's designs will continue to be guided by the mission to bring quantum technologies out of the laboratory, and into the real world,” says Qunnect’s CEO, Noel Goddard. Mehdi Namazi, co-founder of Qunnect, adds that “As we expand our pilots on the GothamQ testbed, we are incredibly excited to see our product suite supporting the practical distribution of useful entanglement to perform quantum networking protocols over metropolitan distances.”
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