USTC's Quantum Communications among World’s Top 15 Advances

By | Dec 06,2016

USTC's Quantum Communications among World’s Top 15 Advances

Pub Date:16-12-06 09:45

University Helps Boost Local Sci-Tech Innovation

The Third World Internet Conference singled out 15 top-notch internet scientific and technological achievements, including quantum communications filed by the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, capital of East China’s Anhui province.

The university has made major breakthroughs in quantum communications and applied them to national defense, government administration and finance. It provides technical support for the Beijing-Shanghai quantum communication network and the first quantum experimental satellite in the world: Micius.

The conference unveiled the list of the selected companies after screening more than 500 technological achievements filed by candidates in China and abroad.

The objective is to showcase the latest scientific and technological achievements in the world internet industry, demonstrate the creative contribution by internet practitioners and set up a platform for all-round communication for innovation.

These achievements were selected by the committee consisting of 33 Chinese and prominent foreign figures, including Wan Gang, minister of science and technology, Wu Hequan, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineer and Robert Kahn, winner of the 2004 Turing Award.

Tesla enhanced autopilot, Sunway TaihuLight and IBM Watson 2016 were also among the 15 advances.

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