A field trial of a room-temperature, diamond-based quantum “accelerator” is now underway, as the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre installs Quantum Brilliance’s computer in Perth.
The first phase of what will be the fastest public research supercomputer in the Southern Hemisphere, Setonix, has been unveiled at WA’s Pawsey Centre, resplendent in artwork that reflects the skies it will help researchers to unlock.
Japan plans to thrust itself back into dominance by building the world’s fastest supercomputer, a record which has been held by China for the past seven years.
There are concerns about plans to install Chinese-owned technology on a supercomputer used by government agencies and Australian universities.
A Chinese supercomputer made using entirely Chinese technology has been labelled the fastest in the world.