Quantum physicist Zhou Zongquan (right) says he believes a code-breaking quantum computer will be gradually developed. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
Quantum physicist Zhou Zongquan (right) says he believes a code-breaking quantum computer will be gradually developed. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
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Chinese scientists say they may be a step closer to a quantum code-breaking machine

  • Researchers unveiled a design that uses recent breakthrough in memory technology, based on device made from crystal
  • ‘Experimental results suggest the idea works,’ according to the team leader, but he says there is still a long way to go

Quantum physicist Zhou Zongquan (right) says he believes a code-breaking quantum computer will be gradually developed. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
Quantum physicist Zhou Zongquan (right) says he believes a code-breaking quantum computer will be gradually developed. Photo: University of Science and Technology of China
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