Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight at the Chinese National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, on March 9. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight at the Chinese National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, on March 9. Photo: Xinhua

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China’s blacklisted supercomputer organisations: who are they and what do they do?

  • The US added seven new supercomputing organisations to its Entity List, citing concerns that they were being used for weapons programmes
  • The groups are involved in China’s biggest supercomputer projects and include the location of Sunway TaihuLight, the country’s fastest supercomputer

Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight at the Chinese National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, on March 9. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight at the Chinese National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, on March 9. Photo: Xinhua
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