Google has claimed its Sycamore processor achieved “quantum supremacy”. Photo: Handout
Google has claimed its Sycamore processor achieved “quantum supremacy”. Photo: Handout
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Chinese scientists challenge Google’s ‘quantum supremacy’ claim with new algorithm

  • US tech firm in 2019 said its Sycamore processor did a task in three minutes and 20 seconds that would take a classical supercomputer 10,000 years
  • Researchers in Beijing say they took a different approach that saw 60 graphics processors complete the job ‘in about five days’

Google has claimed its Sycamore processor achieved “quantum supremacy”. Photo: Handout
Google has claimed its Sycamore processor achieved “quantum supremacy”. Photo: Handout
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