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2010-12-07 10:20:00

A new laser-beam steering system that aims and focuses bursts of light onto single atoms for use in quantum computers has been demonstrated by collaborating researchers from Duke University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2010-11-30 16:53:15

Quantum information processing is arguably one of the most fascinating facets of modern quantum physics.

2010-11-17 22:07:39

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated quantum entanglement for a quantum state stored in four spatially distinct atomic memories.

2010-11-09 20:48:21

Quantum computers should be much easier to build than previously thought, because they can still work with a large number of faulty or even missing components.

2010-11-03 16:56:34

A new material with a split personality -- part superconductor, part metal -- has been observed by a Princeton University-led research team.

2010-11-01 21:02:14

When confined to a 2-dimensional sheet, some exotic particle-like structures known as anyons appear to entwine in ways that could lead to robust quantum computing schemes.

2010-10-20 00:51:07

In the world of the very small, researchers at Shanxi University in China have announced progress in understanding the single-molecule magnet, which combines the classical macroscale properties of a magnet with the quantum properties of a nanoscale entity.

2010-10-15 16:22:20

Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have succeeded in combining laser light with trapped electrons to detect and control the electrons' fragile quantum state without erasing it.

2010-10-05 13:48:40

An important step –– one that is essential to the ultimate construction of a quantum computer –– was taken for the first time by physicists at UC Santa Barbara.

2010-09-30 14:38:50

The rules that govern the world of the very small, quantum mechanics, are known for being bizarre.


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