Scientists in China have published new results from tests on the Jiuzhang quantum computer. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
Scientists in China have published new results from tests on the Jiuzhang quantum computer. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China

China claims quantum computing lead with Jiuzhang photon test, creating machine ‘one trillion times faster’ than next best supercomputer

  • Researchers said their prototype took a little over three minutes to complete a task that would take the world’s fastest conventional machine 600 million years.
  • Results put the country firmly at the forefront of the field, lead scientist says

Topic |   China science
Scientists in China have published new results from tests on the Jiuzhang quantum computer. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
Scientists in China have published new results from tests on the Jiuzhang quantum computer. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
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