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2011-09-04 05:49:45

Almost two years ago Rainer Blatt's and Christan Roos' research groups from the University of Innsbruck recreated the properties of a particle moving close to speed of light in a quantum system.

2011-09-02 11:19:02

A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara.

2011-08-31 14:42:52

Thanks to advances in experimental design, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have achieved a record-low probability of error in quantum information processing with a single quantum bit (qubit)—the first published error rate small enough to meet theoretical requirements for building viable quantum computers.

2011-08-17 14:52:41

Quantum communication could be an option for the absolutely secure transfer of data.

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2011-08-11 05:45:00

Physicists have discovered that the quantum properties of ions can be manipulated using microwaves, instead of lasers.

2011-08-02 16:37:52

Dr Xiao-Qi Zhou and colleagues at the University of Bristol's Centre for Quantum Photonics and the University of Queensland, Australia, have shown that controlled operations — ones that are implemented on the condition that a "control bit" is in the state 1 — can be dramatically simplified compared to the standard approach.

2011-08-01 12:07:38

No-one likes a know-it-all but we expect to be able to catch them out: someone who acts like they know everything but doesn't can always be tripped up with a well-chosen question.

2011-07-20 17:11:18

Scientists have taken the next major step toward quantum computing, which will use quantum mechanics to revolutionize the way information is processed.

2011-07-07 19:14:55

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created a tunable superconducting circuit on a chip that can place a single microwave photon (particle of light) in two frequencies, or colors, at the same time.


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