Latest Quantum information science Stories

Resonance In 'Artificial Atoms' Control Quantum Communication
2013-08-06 12:26:15

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute, together with colleagues in the US and Australia, have developed a method to control a quantum bit for electronic quantum communication in a series of quantum dots, which behave like artificial atoms in the solid state.

An Infallible Quantum Measurement
2013-08-05 10:10:55

Physicists in Innsbruck/Austria and Geneva/Switzerland realized a new, reliable method to verify entanglement in the laboratory using a minimal number of assumptions about the system and measuring devices.

Beam Me Up Scotty: Physicists Calculate Energy Needed For Teleportation
2013-07-30 13:53:26

Physics students have determined what energy it would take in order for the fictional Star Trek character Scotty to beam up Captain Kirk.

Detection Of Single Photons Through Quantum Entanglement
2013-07-08 10:47:20

Almost 200 years ago, Bavarian physicist Joseph von Fraunhofer discovered dark lines in the sun's spectrum. It was later discovered that these spectral lines can be used to infer the chemical composition and temperature of the sun's atmosphere.

New Method To Distinguish Between Neighboring Quantum Bits
2013-06-18 09:01:59

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits that are placed only a few nanometers apart in a silicon chip, taking them a step closer to the construction of a large-scale quantum computer.

New Quantum Technologies Enabled With Spintronics Approach
2013-06-04 16:20:51

A team of researchers, including members of the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, highlight the power of emerging quantum technologies