We are searching for industry partners for our QCI project QuantiCoM to develop algorithms for atomistic simulations of materials and periodic systems.
QuantiCoM explores tools for rapid material discovery and development, the transfer to industrial partners for application, and the identification of simulation approaches that promise a quantum advantage. The sub-project SimKoSys is concerned with the development of quantum computing algorithms for the simulation of materials and periodic systems with strong correlation. For example, transition metal oxides, for which strong electronic correlations are already known, are being researched on the basis of knowledge gained in the open literature and during ongoing investigations at DLR. The goal is to develop and adapt quantum computing algorithms, and to extend the calculation of the model systems to significantly more than 10³ atoms.
In this call for proposals QuantiCoM SimKoSys (Simulation stark korrelierter Systeme; Simulation of strongly correlated systems) the project is now seeking industry partners specifically for the development of algorithms for atomistic simulations of materials and periodic systems, taking into account strong electronic correlations, with the aim of computing on quantum hardware of the DLR QCI, or hybrid with quantum and classical computers.
Full details of the call for proposals: TED: 429035-2023. The deadline for submissions is 14:00 CEST on 30 August, 2023.
QuantiCoM SimKoSys’s objectives
The specific objectives of the QuantiCoM SimKoSys sub-project are:
QuantiCoM is led by the DLR Institute of Materials Research in Cologne, with participation from the DLR Institute of Materials Physics in Space and the DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics. The Institute of Materials Research’s primary focus is the development of new material solutions and their process technologies for applications in the aerospace, energy and automotive sectors. In cooperation with other DLR institutes and national and international partners, the Institute of Materials Research works on basic and applied research. The research portfolio covers the fields of metallic structures, hybrid systems and intermetallics, structural and functional ceramics, thermoelectric systems, aerogels and aerogel composites, and high-temperature and functional coatings.