Professor Pan Jianwei has suggested in the past that he and his university research team do not assist Chinese military efforts to develop quantum technology. Photo: Dickson Lee

China’s ‘father of quantum’ Pan Jianwei has ties to country’s defence industry, says US security firm

  • Strider, a company that does corporate intelligence work, says it found files connecting top physicist to large contractors, including state-owned shipbuilder
  • Pan plays down significance of documents, saying they do not mean he or his researchers were supporting development of military technology
Topic |   China science
Professor Pan Jianwei has suggested in the past that he and his university research team do not assist Chinese military efforts to develop quantum technology. Photo: Dickson Lee
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