Latest Quantum information science Stories

Quantum Physics May Make Secure, Single-use Computer Memories
2014-01-16 14:47:31

Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

2013-12-09 10:09:06

Popular television shows such as “Doctor Who” have brought the idea of time travel into the vernacular of popular culture.

Quantum World Record Crushed
2013-11-14 15:37:00

A normally fragile quantum state has been shown to survive at room temperature for a world record 39 minutes, overcoming a key barrier towards building ultrafast quantum computers.

Study Provides Unprecedented Details On Ultrafast Processes In Diamond Nitrogen Vacancy Centers
2013-11-04 16:26:12

From supersensitive detections of magnetic fields to quantum information processing, the key to a number of highly promising advanced technologies may lie in one of the most common defects in diamonds.

2013-11-04 16:10:33

A breakthrough in quantum cryptography demonstrates that information can be encrypted and then decrypted with complete security using the combined power of quantum theory and relativity - allowing the sender to dictate the unveiling of coded information without any possibility of intrusion or manipulation.

2013-10-25 10:26:07

Like any task, there is an easy and a hard way to control atoms and molecules as quantum systems, which are driven by tailored radiation fields.

2013-09-30 15:51:25

A quantum computer can solve tasks where a classical computer fails.

New 'Quantum Key Distribution' System Safeguards Secrets, Works In The Real World
2013-09-04 13:00:43

University of Calgary scientists have overcome an 'Achilles' heel' of quantum-based secure communication systems, using a new approach that works in the real world to safeguard secrets.

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