The mobile quantum satellite ground station fits inside a family car. Photo: Shandong Television

Chinese scientists develop portable quantum satellite communication device

  • Weighing in at just 80kg, the machine can connect to China’s quantum satellite and receive encryption keys in the form of entangled light particles
  • Breakthrough was made by team at University of Science and Technology of China
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The mobile quantum satellite ground station fits inside a family car. Photo: Shandong Television
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.