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A compact, efficient single photon source that operates at ambient temperatures on a chip

Quantum information science and technology has emerged as a new paradigm for dramatically faster computation and secure communication in the 21st …

Single Photon Source for Quantum Computing and Experimentation

One challenge to building optical computing devices and some quantum computers is finding a source of single photons. There are a lot of different …

New method of quantum entanglement vastly increases how much information can be carried in a photon

A team of researchers led by UCLA electrical engineers has demonstrated a new way to harness light particles, or photons, that are connected to each …

Breakthrough: NASA Confirms Electromagnetic Drive Produces Thrust in Vacuum

© Flickr / i be GINZ<p>Did NASA Mistakenly Create a Warp Field?<p>Scientists at Johnson Space Center, successfully tested the EM drive in a vacuum, …

Single-Photon Quantum Computer Chips Are Scaling Up

A new "flip chip" technique slashes the error rate in optical quantum chip manufacturing.<p>A team of MIT engineers has developed a technique for creating integrated chip-mounted arrays of light detectors with single-photon sensitivity. Moreover, these sensors can be mounted on regular old silicon …

Rapid journey through a crystal lattice

The time frames, in which electrons travel within atoms, are unfathomably short. For example, electrons excited by light change their …

'Single-photon emission enhancement' seen as step toward quantum technologies

(Phys.org)—Researchers have demonstrated a new way to enhance the emission of single photons by using "hyperbolic metamaterials," a step toward …

2015 Spirit and Alcohol Trends Predictions

As we peer into our crystal ball for 2015, we see another wild and wonderful year for spirits . Although we see some of the trends from 2014 (be sure …

Whiskey

A qubit candidate shines brighter

Photonic cavities best enhance the signal of NV centers located in a "hot spot" where the cavities' resonant fields are strongest, but making sure an …

Ten of the biggest science and technology stories of 2014 on Phys.org

(Phys.org)—This past year was an exciting time for science researchers—new discoveries and advances were made and more was learned about space, …

Machine Intelligence Cracks Genetic Controls

Author: Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine. Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.29.14.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Every …

Quantum physics just got less complicated with 'Rosetta Stone' breakthrough

Quantum physics is less mind boggling than once thought, experts have said after discovering two strange features of the quantum world are actually …

Quantum Encryption Could Make Credit Cards Unhackable

Dutch researchers says we're closer to making such technology a practical reality.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

A read head for quantum computers? Graphene layer reads optical information from nanodiamonds

Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamonds could be used to construct vital components for quantum computers. But hitherto it has been impossible to read …

Possible read head for quantum computers

Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamonds could be used to construct vital components for quantum computers. But hitherto it has been impossible to read …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm3 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The California native's debut album <i>Expectations</i> is …

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

My neighborhood's resident crazy guy, during a break from screaming obscenities at passers-by, once spent an afternoon singing, to the tune of the Christmas song, "It's the most... ri-di-cu-lous time... of the year!" while softly chuckling to himself. And you know, he's right. Never mind that he …

New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimensional materials exhibits exotic quantum …

Slow-Cooker Lasagna Soup

Enjoy all the flavors of lasagna, minus all of the work! ...MORE+ LESS-<p>Ingredients<p>Steps<p>Hide Images<p>Expert Tips<p>Serve this soup with a side of crusty …

How quantum computers will undermine cryptography

Quantum computing has many benefits, but it could also undermine the cryptographic algorithms that underpin the World Wide Web, according to a former NSA technical director<p>Quantum computing promises to be one of the most transformative innovations of the 21st Century, enabling researchers to …

Quantum Computing

10 Best Bottles of Rum in the World

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- From Robert Louis Stevenson's <i>Treasure Island</i> to Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow in <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, rum has been …

A whisky drinker’s rum? — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Doug McIvor, our Spirits Manager, is the man responsible for Berry Bros. & Rudd’s rather exceptional premium rum. Here, Doug, who is more usually …