LightSolver's LPU100 optical computer outperforms supercomputers and quantum computing

Livescience.com May 14, 2024, 12:00 PM UTC

Summary: LightSolver has developed the LPU100 optical computer, using 100 lasers to perform AI calculations in nanoseconds, outperforming quantum and classical supercomputers. It can handle complex tasks like vector-matrix multiplications in 10 nanoseconds, surpassing GPUs. The technology is "quantum-inspired" but doesn't rely on qubits. The LPU100 is practical for industries like finance and logistics, operating efficiently at room temperature and available through a cloud platform.

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