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Iridium ‘Loses Its Identity’ When Interfaced With Nickel

September 25, 2019

Hey, physicists and materials scientists: You’d better reevaluate your work if you study iridium-based materials – members of…
Physicists use light flashes to discover, control new quantum states of matter

August 21, 2019

Jigang Wang can break his research goals into just a few words: “To discover and control quantum states…
Generation and sampling of quantum states of light in a silicon chip

July 4, 2019

Scientists from the University of Bristol and the Technical University of Denmark have found a promising new way…
Designer Defects in Diamonds

May 7, 2019

New method for creating color centers — a pathway to quantum materials. Researchers have come up with a…
Implanting diamonds with flaws to provide key technology for quantum communications

July 9, 2018

Princeton University researchers are using synthetic diamonds to help create a communication network that relies on a property…
Mirror, Mirror

April 7, 2018

The world on the other side of Alice in Wonderland’s looking-glass is not what it seems, but the…
Sandwiched between superconductors, graphene adopts exotic electronic states

May 8, 2017

In normal conductive materials such as silver and copper, electric current flows with varying degrees of resistance, in…
Research reveals novel quantum state in strange insulating materials

February 11, 2017

Researchers from Brown University have shown experimentally how a unique form of magnetism arises in an odd class…
Squeezed Schrödinger’s Cats for Future Technologies

May 27, 2015

Working in a lab with his team, Professor Jonathan P. Home of the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (or ETH)…
Schrodinger’s cat gets a reality check

February 13, 2015

It’s a century-old debate: what is the meaning of the wave function, the central object of quantum mechanics?…
Quantum physics can fight fraud by making card verification unspoofable

February 6, 2015

Harnessing the quantum property of light takes security to the next level. Boris Skoric, Author provided Decades of…
Hackers begone: Measurement-device-independent QKD increases clock rate and transmission distance while reducing failure

December 2, 2014

In the ongoing effort to make communications secure, Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) theoretically provides a solution – but…
High-fidelity photon-to-atom quantum state transfer could form backbone of quantum networks

December 1, 2014

In a quantum network, information is stored, processed, and transmitted from one device to another in the form…
UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

September 17, 2014

UC IrvineAra Apkarian professor of chemistry, and his colleague Eric Potma, associate professor of chemistry, opens a window…
X-ray laser probes tiny quantum tornadoes in superfluid droplets

August 22, 2014

An experiment at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory revealed a well-organized 3-D grid of quantum…
Particle, meet wave: Optical qubit technique squeezes photons to bridge discrete and continuous quantum regimes

July 16, 2014

Experimental setup. BS(T), beam splitter with transmittance T determining the degree of squeezing; OPO, optical parametric oscillator; SC,…
Physicists propose way to use quantum bidding in bridge

June 18, 2014

Cards and bidding for bridge. An example of cards and bidding for the W and E partners. Credit: Phys.…
Shaken, not stirred: Control over complex systems consisting of many quantum particles

June 5, 2014

At TU Vienna, a new method was developed to utilize quantum mechanical vibrations for high precision measurements. The…
Research team claims to have accurately ‘teleported’ quantum information ten feet

June 2, 2014

This image is an electron microscope picture of one of the two devices, with a fictitious teleportation beam…
Quantum correlations make you never fail a test again

May 23, 2014

To make a precise measurement on the angle of rotation of the quantum state inside the black box,…
Micro-macro entangled ‘cat states’ could one day test quantum gravity

April 17, 2014

Proposed setup for generating optomechanical “cat states,” a form of micro-macro entanglement in which the quantum states of…
Graphene can host exotic new quantum electronic states at its edges

December 23, 2013

Graphene has become an all-purpose wonder material, spurring armies of researchers to explore new possibilities for this two-dimensional…
Persuading light to mix it up with matter

October 25, 2013

Researchers at MIT have succeeded in producing and measuring a coupling of photons and electrons on the surface…
Physicists ‘entangle’ microscopic drum’s beat with electrical signals

October 4, 2013

Extending evidence of quantum behavior farther into the large-scale world of everyday life, physicists at the National Institute…
Researchers make headway in quantum information transfer via nanomechanical coupling

September 24, 2013

UCSB Researchers Make Headway in Quantum Information Transfer Using Nanomechanical Coupling of Microwave and Optical States Fiber optics…
Searching for quantum physics in all the right places

July 22, 2013

An improved method for measuring quantum properties offers new insight into the unique characteristics of quantum systems.  …
Electron spectroscopy: Not just snapshots, real movies

July 15, 2013

Physicists based at LMU Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics have developed a laser configuration…
Data highway for quantum information

June 14, 2013

Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology quantum mechanically couple atoms to glass fiber cables. Now, they have…
Discovery furthers understanding of superconductivity

May 29, 2013

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Physicists at the University of Arkansas have collaborated with scientists in the United States and…
Physics team entangles photons that never coexisted in time

May 29, 2013

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have succeeded in causing entanglement swapping between photons that never coexisted…
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