Deutsche Telekom had six patents in quantum computing during Q1 2024. Deutsche Telekom AG has developed a quantum computing- based network time validation function that can quickly identify anomalies in network time reference signals, ensuring smooth network operation. The method involves using a quantum search algorithm on a quantum computing platform to search and validate the set of network time signals efficiently. GlobalData’s report on Deutsche Telekom gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Deutsche Telekom grant share with quantum computing as a theme is 83% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Systems and methods for quantum based network time validation (Patent ID: US20240057001A1)

The patent filed by Deutsche Telekom AG describes a quantum computing-based network time validation function that can efficiently evaluate network time reference signals to identify any anomalies that could impact network operations. The system involves receiving network time reference signals, selecting a set for validation, utilizing a quantum search algorithm on a quantum computing platform, and triggering mitigation steps based on identified network clock degradation. The method involves searching task data using a quantum search algorithm, generating an output indicating validation of network time reference signals, and determining network clock degradation based on non-conforming signals.

The system and method outlined in the patent claims involve the use of quantum computing to validate network time reference signals in a telecommunications network. By leveraging a quantum search algorithm and quantum oracle, the system can efficiently identify network clock degradation and trigger mitigation steps to maintain network synchronization. The network time validation function includes a time prediction task function, amplitude amplification-based quantum search algorithm, and can incorporate linear extrapolation and propagator-estimator functions. Overall, the patent focuses on utilizing quantum computing to enhance network time validation processes and ensure the reliability and accuracy of network operations in telecommunications networks.

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