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Latest Quantum information science Stories

2013-03-11 10:28:15

New tech­nolo­gies that exploit quan­tum behav­ior for com­put­ing and other appli­ca­tions are closer than ever to being real­ized due to recent advances.

2013-03-08 12:16:22

Recently Science Magazine invited JQI fellow Chris Monroe and Duke Professor Jungsang Kim to speculate on ion trap technology as a scalable option for quantum information processing.

Black Holes: Getting Around The Firewall Paradox
2013-03-07 04:37:54

Black holes are incredibly difficult objects to understand, partially because their very existence seemingly challenges the physical laws of the Universe. Because of their extreme nature, various peculiarities arise that give scientists pause.

2013-03-04 13:22:04

Researchers at the University of Rochester and the University of Ottawa have applied a recently developed technique to directly measure for the first time the polarization states of light.

Researchers Believe Quantum Satellites Will Be The Next Space Race
2013-03-01 20:16:16

Two researchers from the University of Waterloo, Canada say the next big space race is building the first global quantum-communication satellite network.

2013-02-25 13:45:45

The team implemented the 'phase estimation algorithm' — a central quantum algorithm which achieves an exponential speedup over all classical algorithms.

Playing Quantum Tricks By Reversing Measurements
2013-02-15 14:02:48

A team of physicists at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, performed an experiment that seems to contradict the foundations of quantum theory – at first glance.

2013-02-08 11:48:41

A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US.

Transporting At The Speed Of Light Into The Quantum Internet
2013-02-04 10:01:14

Not only do optical fibers transmit information every day around the world at the speed of light, but they can also be harnessed for the transport of quantum information.


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