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Japan plots 20-year race to quantum computers, chasing US and China

Tokyo to set target backed with R&D budget increase

Professor Akira Furusawa's team at the University of Tokyo, one of the Japanese research groups working in quantum computing, seeks to build a machine that can work at room temperature.

TOKYO -- Japan will aim to develop full-fledged quantum computers for a broad range of uses by around 2039, Nikkei has learned, part of Tokyo's first strategy for catching up with the U.S. and China in the race to achieve ultrafast processing.

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