China Daily: Quantum communications network gives China an edge in high-tech.
China successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gobi Desert at 1:40 am on Tuesday.
The quantum communications network, the first of its kind in the world, is ready to be launched in China.
Quantum communications technology allows two parties to share a message, which is encrypted using a secret "key" made of quantum particles such as polarized photons and the data are transferred at the speed of light.
Quantum communication is generally regarded as…