…Last week, a team of scientists from SQC published a paper in Nature magazine demonstrating an array of 10 quantum dots etched into silicon that could accurately simulate a known quality of polyacetylene, a molecule with no commercial utility that’s widely studied by scientists because of its simplicity…

…Based on the company’s announcement, the news was widely hailed as a breakthrough putting Australia at the forefront of quantum computing…

…However, several experts expressed criticism of this to The Financial Review, observing that quantum simulation is a very different field from quantum computing…

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