Countries around the world are racing to develop quantum technologies for computing, sensing and communication. Australia is trying not to get left behind.
China and the US are racing for quantum technology breakthroughs in weapons, communications, sensing, and computing that could tilt the balance between the world’s military forces.
Quantum communication has the potential to provide truly secure global communications.
New research shows how the next generation of ultra-secure communication could be possible with existing infrastructure.
The Micius satellite has enabled messages with unbreakable encryption to be sent 1,200km.
A quantum technology boom is coming, and Australia must act to avoid missing out. A new CSIRO roadmap plots a course for this new industry.
Quantum communication is needed to make the internet much more secure.
The Micius satellite will encrypt data using fundamental laws of physics rather than crackable codes.