A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFPA Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP
A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP

Chinese researchers hail Google’s quantum computing breakthrough, call for more funds to catch up to US

  • Chinese researchers working on 50-bit quantum computing technology are expected to achieve ‘quantum superiority’ by the end of next year
  • While Google and Chinese scientists celebrated the breakthrough, American rivals including IBM and Intel cast doubt over the claims

Topic |   Quantum computing
A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFPA Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP
A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP
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