Quantum Mechanics

String Theorist Observed A Gravitational ‘Deep Universe’ Anomaly Here On Earth

Modern physics has accustomed us to strange and counterintuitive notions of reality — especially quantum physics which is famous for leaving physical …

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‘Angel Particle’ found which could lead to 100 MILLION times faster computers

GETTY‘Angel Particle’ found which could lead to 100 MILLION times faster computers<p>At the very beginning of the universe, the Big Bang created equal …

Physics

First 51-Qubit Quantum Computer Using Cold Atoms Announced In Moscow

Quantum computers hold much promise to revolutionize the computing power of machines, leaving behind the classical computing technology when it comes …

Quantum Computing

Unhackable Quantum Networks Take to Space

The dream of a space-based, nigh-unhackable quantum Internet may now be closer to reality, thanks to new experiments with Chinese and European …

Physics

Shtetl-Optimized » Blog Archive » Is “information is physical” contentful?

“Information is physical.”<p>This slogan seems to have originated around 1991 with Rolf Landauer. It’s ricocheted around quantum information for the …

Physics

China has pulled off a 'profound' feat of teleportation that may help it 'dominate the way the world works'

• <b>A new Chinese experiment shows that quantum teleportation works between the ground and space.</b>• <b><br>The experiment was performed using a quantum research satellite called Micius, which China launched in 2016.</b>• <b><br>It worked at a distance of 870 miles (1,400 kilometers), many times as far as the previous</b> …

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Quantum teleportation is even weirder than you think

Don't let the catchy name distract you, says Philip Ball: the questions inspired by this arguably misnamed phenomenon go to the heart of quantum …

Physics

Quantum Computing Would Make Today’s Encryption Obsolete - Bloomberg

Quantum computing offers processing power so vast it may soon make today’s supercomputers look as crude as 1980s PCs. There’s a downside—the …

Quantum Computing

Frosted glass obscures quantum information | Ars Technica

Quantum information storage/retrieval secured by using random light patterns.<p>Quantum key distribution is supposed to provide a high degree of …

Physics

Latest Quantum Weirdness Says Particles Can Suddenly Go Backwards Even When Pushed

Kinda like a kid on a swing.<p>An odd phenomenon in quantum mechanics called backflow has just gotten a little weirder with new research showing not …

Physics

Probability that the quantum world obeys local realism is less than one in a billion, experiment shows

(Phys.org)—Physicists have reported some of the strongest evidence yet that that the quantum world does not obey local realism by demonstrating new …

Physics

The explosive tale of a spy, a ghost particle and a new physics – David Kaiser

Every fraction of a second, invisible particles called neutrinos whiz past the vans and Winnebagos on Highway 169 headed toward McKinley Park in …

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Majorana fermion detected in a quantum layer cake

A particle that is its own antiparticle seems to have left its calling card within a solid material.<p>To observe the signature of that particle, a …

Physics

Pulses of electrons manipulate nanomagnets and store information

"In the tradition of the field of spin dynamics in nanostructures, I still appreciate the idea of non-volatile (long-term) memory devices, as the …

Physics

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Quantum Theory

The strange topology that is reshaping physics

Topological effects might be hiding inside perfectly ordinary materials, waiting to reveal bizarre new particles or bolster quantum computing.<p>Charles …

Quantum Computing

A Tour Inside IBM's New Bluemix Garage

We got a look at IBM's newly opened Bluemix Garage in SoHo, with tech demos on blockchain, Watson, machine learning, IBM's new Z Server, and …

Quantum Computing

Facilitating low-cost quantum experiments

QUANTUM computing is essentially harnessing and exploiting the amazing laws of quantum mechanics to process information. A traditional computer uses …

Physics

Viewpoint: Seeing Scrambled Spins

July 19, 2017• <i>Physics</i> 10, 82<p>Two experimental groups have taken a step towards observing the “scrambling” of information that occurs as a …

Physics

First particle successfully quantum teleported into space; are transporters next?

With quantum teleportation now occurring from Earth to satellites, how long is it before we can teleport a human being?<p><i>“There would be no Star Trek</i> …

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Quantum Computing Is Coming for Your Data | Backchannel

<b>The news that disturbed my digital life</b> came two years ago in a snail mail letter strewn with phrases like “malicious cyber intrusion” and “identity …

Quantum Computing

For First Time On-Chip Nanoantennas Enable High-Bit Rate Transmission

An international team of researchers led by a group at the Australian National University (ANU) is the first to demonstrate ultra-fast transmission …

Engineering

QuintessenceLabs hopes to cut the cord

With AU$3.62 million from Australia's government, quantum crypto outfit QuintessenceLabs has set to work getting the fibre out of its diet, and …

Physics

Researchers find path to discovering new topological materials

An international team of researchers has found a way to determine whether a crystal is a topological insulator—and to predict crystal structures and …

Physics

Full-color, large area, transmissive holograms enabled by multi-level diffractive optics

Article |<p>Open<p>Nabil Mohammad,<br>• Monjurul Meem,<br>• Xiaowen Wan &<br>• Rajesh Menon<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>7</b>, Article number: 5789 …

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An Experiment in Zurich Brings Us Nearer to a Black Hole’s Mysteries

The equations that describe the universe at the smallest and largest scales — how the tiniest elementary particles dance, how the space-time of the cosmos bends — predicted a slight incongruity, a tiny unbalancing in the numbers of certain particles under certain circumstances.<p>But physicists have …

China's 'future-proof' crypto: We talk to firm behind crazy quantum key distribution network

Two hundred local government employees across the capital of China's eastern Shandong province will soon be encrypting messages with keys that are …

Physics

New Spintronics Material Could Advance Quantum Computing

Scientists have recently created a new spintronics material called bismuthene, which has similar properties to that of graphene. Because it works at …

Quantum Computing

Beam me up, Scotty? Not quite

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Beam me up, Scotty" is a phrase that became iconic in the 1960s from its roots on the TV sci-fi show Star Trek. Although it was never said in exactly that way -- "Beam us up, Scotty" is the closest bit of dialogue in the show to the phrase that became famous -- it captured Star Trek's …

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DROPLEX offers a solution to the ‘quantum revolution’ by using a bulletproof blockchain

As previously covered by CCN, quantum computers are moving closer to reality and along with them, the possibility of those behind them breaking …

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