Latest Ion Trap Stories

2013-03-08 12:16:22

Recently Science Magazine invited JQI fellow Chris Monroe and Duke Professor Jungsang Kim to speculate on ion trap technology as a scalable option for quantum information processing.

New Device For Quantum Information Processing
2012-07-24 11:14:28

A groundbreaking new device from the National Physical Laboratory could help to usher in the long-awaited era of quantum computers

Image 1 - New Blueprint To Keep Nuclear Clock Accurate Over Billions Of Years
2012-03-20 04:00:26

A clock accurate to within a tenth of a second over 14 billion years – the age of the universe – is the goal of research being reported this week by scientists from three different institutions.

2011-02-24 09:50:55

Atomic antennae transmit quantum information across a microchip.

2011-02-24 09:48:27

New technique has potential to simplify future information processing.

2010-05-26 10:09:48

Despite a steady improvement in the speed of conventional computers during the last few decades, certain types of problems remain computationally difficult to solve.

2010-05-24 06:50:00

The next generation of Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper, more robust and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory.

2010-04-01 13:35:00

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.

2009-07-01 11:05:00

Miniature devices for trapping ions (electrically charged atoms) are common components in atomic clocks and quantum computing research.

2009-04-08 15:31:27

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new ion trap that enables ions to go through an intersection while keeping their cool.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).