Barclays Nearly Finished with First Major Quantum Computing Experiment

Dr. Lee Braine walks through how the bank is experimenting with quantum computing and where the field is heading.

Barclays aims to conclude its first experiment into the use of quantum computing for settlement optimization in a few months’ time. 

Dr. Lee Braine, of Barclays’ Chief Technology Office, tells WatersTechnology that it has been focusing on exploring the application of quantum computing for settlement optimization. “We are aiming to complete our first significant experiment in the next few months,” he says. “And then we’ll look to publish our results off the back of that.”  

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