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2012-09-08 08:49:33

Since 1927, when Werner Heisenberg formulated the uncertainty principle, it has stood as one of the cornerstones of quantum mechanics. It has also driven quantum physicists crazy for nearly a century.

Quantum Teleportation Team Breaks The Distance Record
2012-09-06 11:12:39

An international team of researchers has achieved quantum teleportation over a record distance of 143 kilometers. The experiment marks a major step towards satellite-based quantum communication.

Top Physicists Come To Jerusalem To Mark 40 Years Since Jacob Bekenstein’s Famous Essay On The Entropy Of Black Holes
2012-09-04 09:53:43

Speakers include Nobel laureate and winner of new $3 million physics prize

Quantum Computing Could Help Fight Cybercrime
2012-08-20 04:53:23

Some of us were born naturally inclined to understand numbers and their relationships to one another. The rest of us, sadly, depend on the work of these mathematically savvy individuals just to function in everyday life.

New Perception Of The Remote Control Of Quantum Systems
2012-08-06 09:50:41

A fundamental characteristic of quantum physics is the fact that two or more particles can exhibit correlations stronger than classically allowed.

Information Advantage Gained From Surprising Quantum Source
2012-08-06 09:34:56

New research lends hope that a phenomenon called quantum discord could be harnessed to bring quantum technologies within easier reach than expected.

2012-08-04 02:21:22

Single particles of light, also known as photons, have been produced and implemented into a quantum key distribution (QKD) link, paving the way for unbreakable communication networks.

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

2012-07-13 10:48:56

Theoretical physicist Filippo Miatto and colleagues from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, have found a new method of reliably assessing the information contained in photon pairs used for applications in cryptography and quantum computing.

Scientists Make Strides Toward Quantum Computing
2012-07-04 04:33:58

Harvard scientists claim that they have solved a problem faced in quantum computing by using diamonds.


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