China has been ramping up its investment in quantum research in recent years. Illustration: Brian Wang

Commercial applications for quantum computing are still a distant reality, says Tencent researcher

  • Tencent Quantum Lab director Zhang Shengyu calls for open discussions and collaborative communications in order to develop the technology
Topic |   Technology

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China has been ramping up its investment in quantum research in recent years. Illustration: Brian Wang
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Chinese researchers say the quantum supremacy race with the US is only just beginning. Illustration: Brian Wang

Google’s Sycamore breakthrough doesn’t spell the end for China’s hopes of winning quantum computer race

  • After US tech giant unveiled a chip that dramatically outperformed supercomputers, Chinese researchers announced their own groundbreaking particle experiment
  • Team still confident it can achieve what one scientist has described as the ‘holy grail’ of technology and say race between two countries is only just beginning
Topic |   China science

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Chinese researchers say the quantum supremacy race with the US is only just beginning. Illustration: Brian Wang
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