Saturday, February 17, 2007

Is that Jmol in that D-Wave demo?

Slashdot reported on D-Wave's recent demo of their 16-qubit quantum computing system. Video's of the demo can be watched on Google Video. The second video demonstrates the use of the machine in similarity searching:

Now, that screenshot does look like Jmol. The companies website does not give the answer, though Scott mentions C and Java front end software.

So, let's ask the source: Dear dr. Rose, is it Jmol what we see in that demo?