Chinese supercomputer the Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi, which is among those on the entity list. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer the Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi, which is among those on the entity list. Photo: Xinhua

US sanctions against Chinese supercomputer centres may have limited impact, observers say

  • Seven centres or entities have been blacklisted, with the US Department of Commerce saying the technology could serve military purposes
  • Government adviser says there may be some challenges for supercomputers, but military expert doesn’t see immediate issue for weapons development

Chinese supercomputer the Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi, which is among those on the entity list. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer the Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi, which is among those on the entity list. Photo: Xinhua
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