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Laser Light Yields Versatile Manipulation Of A Quantum Bit
2013-05-01 15:09:02

By using light, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have manipulated the quantum state of a single atomic-sized defect in diamond –– the nitrogen-vacancy center –– in a method that not only allows for more unified control than conventional processes, but is more versatile, and opens up the possibility of exploring new solid-state quantum systems.

Quantum Internet With Combined Optical And Electrical Technique
2013-05-01 14:54:34

An Australian team led by researchers at the University of New South Wales has achieved a breakthrough in quantum science that brings the prospect of a network of ultra-powerful quantum computers - connected via a quantum internet –closer to reality.

2013-04-30 23:06:42

Professor Weimin Chen and his colleagues at Linköping University, in cooperation with German and American researchers, have succeeded in both initializing and reading nuclear spins, relevant to qubits for quantum computers, at room temperature.

Australian Engineers Create Functional Quantum Bit Based On The Nucleus Of A Single Atom In Silicon
2013-04-18 10:48:04

University of New South Wales A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic improvements for data processing in ultra-powerful quantum computers of the future. Quantum bits, or qubits, are the building blocks of quantum computers, which will offer enormous advantages for searching expansive databases, cracking modern encryption, and modelling atomic-scale...

2013-04-17 18:39:21

To maneuver a car into a parking spot parallel to the road can be quite a challenge.

Rubidium Vapor Stores Visual Images
2013-04-04 19:22:16

Scientists have demonstrated how they are able to store visual images within a thin vapor of rubidium atoms.

Quantum Computers Are In Lockheed's Future
2013-03-24 06:27:59

A US-based aerospace and defense developer is looking to become the first company in the world to use quantum computing technology as part of its commercial business ventures.

2013-03-22 09:40:39

Carbon nanotubes can be used as quantum bits for quantum computers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.