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No More Loopholes For Photons
2013-04-15 14:53:36

A team led by the Austrian physicist Anton Zeilinger has now carried out an experiment with photons, in which they have closed an important loophole.

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.

Digital Encryption At The Quantum Level
2012-11-20 10:38:18

Toshiba and Cambridge University have been working together to find a cheaper and more efficient way to protect networks from criminal thievery and spying.

Researchers Reveal New Method For Entangling Photons
2012-11-03 08:24:56

A research team led by the University of Vienna has developed a new method for entangling single photons that gyrate in opposite directions.

Two Physicists Win Nobel Prize For Physics in 2012
2012-10-10 06:21:26

Two physicists, one from the United States and one from France, were revealed on Tuesday October 9, 2012 as winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics.

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.

2012-05-25 10:25:58

Researchers are edging toward the creation of new optical technologies using "nanostructured metamaterials" capable of ultra-efficient transmission of light, with potential applications including advanced solar cells and quantum computing.

Efficient, Tunable Interface For Quantum Networks
2012-05-23 12:59:16

Quantum technologies promise to redefine the landscape of information processing and communication.


Latest Quantum Reference Libraries

Classical and Quantum Gravity
2012-05-12 20:18:16

Classical and Quantum Gravity is a peer-reviewed journal published by IOP Science. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Clifford M Will (Washington University, St. Louis). The journal covers all aspects of gravitational physics and the theory of space-time. It scope includes: Classical general relativity, Applications of relativity, Experimental gravitation, Cosmology and the early universe, Quantum gravity, Supergravity, superstrings and supersymmetry, and Mathematical physics relevant...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.