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Secure data backup of medical records using secret sharing and secure communications
The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Kochi Health Science Center and collaborating teams have developed a secure data backup system in an 800 km network connecting the data servers in Kochi, Osaka, Nagoya, Otemachi and Koganei, Japan, using secret sharing and secure communications technologies, and demonstrated distributed storage of medical records and prompt restoration of important items such as prescription records, via a satellite link within a time as short as 9 sec. (2019-12-12)
Tiny quantum sensors watch materials transform under pressure
Scientists at Berkeley Lab have converted diamonds' atomic flaws into atomic sensors that could lead to a new generation of smart materials. (2019-12-12)
Heat energy leaps through empty space, thanks to quantum weirdness
A surprising new study shows that heat energy can leap across a few hundred nanometers of a complete vacuum, thanks to a quantum mechanical phenomenon called the Casimir interaction. (2019-12-11)
New laser technique images quantum world in a trillionth of a second
For the first time, researchers have been able to record, frame-by-frame, how an electron interacts with certain atomic vibrations in a solid. (2019-12-10)
Quantum expander for gravitational-wave observatories
Gravitational-wave detectors use ultra-stable laser light stored in optical cavities to achieve the high sensitivity for detecting gravitational-wave signals from merging binary black holes and neutron stars. (2019-12-10)
Has physics ever been deterministic?
Researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the University of Vienna and the University of Geneva, have proposed a new interpretation of classical physics without real numbers. (2019-12-09)
Nanowire detects Abrikosov vortices
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the Institute of Solid State Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences have demonstrated the possibility of detecting Abrikosov vortices penetrating through a superconductor-ferromagnet interface. (2019-12-09)
Liquid flow is influenced by a quantum effect in water
Researchers at EPFL have discovered that the viscosity of solutions of electrically charged polymers dissolved in water is influenced by a quantum effect. (2019-12-09)
Gamma-ray laser moves a step closer to reality
A physicist at the University of California, Riverside, has performed calculations showing hollow spherical bubbles filled with a gas of positronium atoms are stable in liquid helium. (2019-12-06)
New instrument extends LIGO's reach
Technology 'squeezes' out quantum noise so more gravitational wave signals can be detected. (2019-12-05)
A momentous view on the birth of photoelectrons
The creation of photoelectrons through ionisation is one of the most fundamental processes in the interaction between light and matter. (2019-12-05)
Non-adiabatic dynamics of strongly driven diffusive Josephson junctions
Researchers from the University of Paris-Saclay, the University of Regensburg (Germany) and the University of Jyvaskyla; (Finland) have delivered a combined experimental and theoretical work which reveal the profound nature of quantum transport in strongly driven diffusive Josephson junctions. (2019-12-04)
A platform for stable quantum computing, a playground for exotic physics
Harvard University researchers have demonstrated the first material that can have both strongly correlated electron interactions and topological properties, which not only paves the way for more stable quantum computing but also an entirely new platform to explore the wild world of exotic physics. (2019-12-04)
Study sheds light on the peculiar 'normal' phase of high-temperature superconductors
Experiments at SLAC and Stanford probe the normal state more accurately than ever before and discover an abrupt shift in the behavior of electrons in which they suddenly give up their individuality and behave like an electron soup. (2019-12-03)
Novel material switches between electrically conducting and insulating states
The new approach developed by Professor James Rondinelli could inform the design of quantum materials platforms for future electronics, as well as faster devices with more storage capabilities. (2019-12-03)
Researchers discover new way to split and sum photons with silicon
A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Riverside have found a way to produce a long-hypothesized phenomenon -- the transfer of energy between silicon and organic, carbon-based molecules -- in a breakthrough that has implications for information storage in quantum computing, solar energy conversion and medical imaging. (2019-12-02)
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers have achieved photon up-conversion, the emission of light with energy higher than the one that excites the material, using carefully designed structures containing silicon nanocrystals and specialized organic molecules. (2019-12-02)
The impact of molecular rotation on a peculiar isotope effect on water hydrogen bonds
Quantum nature of hydrogen bonds in water manifests itself in peculiar physicochemical isotope effects: while deuteration often elongates and weakens hydrogen bonds of typical hydrogen-bonded systems composed of bulky constituent molecules, it elongates but strengthens hydrogen bonds of water molecular aggregates. (2019-12-02)
New framework brings accuracy, efficiency to identifying stop words
Professor Luis Amaral and postdoctoral fellow Martin Gerlach's algorithmic approach automatically recognizes uninformative words in large collections of text, which could help researchers dramatically reduce computational requirements during data analyses. (2019-12-02)
A CERN for climate change
In a Perspective article appearing in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Tim Palmer (Oxford University), and Bjorn Stevens (Max Planck Society), critically reflect on the present state of Earth system modelling. (2019-12-02)
Electro-optical device provides solution to faster computing memories and processors
The first ever integrated nanoscale device which can be programmed with either photons or electrons has been developed by scientists in Harish Bhaskaran's Advanced Nanoscale Engineering research group at the University of Oxford. (2019-11-29)
The coldest reaction
In temperatures millions of times colder than interstellar space, Harvard researchers have performed the coldest reaction in the known universe. (2019-11-28)
Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves
MIT researchers have devised a novel circuit design that enables precise control of computing with magnetic waves -- with no electricity needed. (2019-11-28)
Predicting molecular bond energy by artificial intelligence
Theoretical prediction of molecular bond energy is of key importance for understanding molecular properties. (2019-11-28)
Ultrahigh temperature superfluidity made possible in atomic gases via mixed dimensions
Seeking higher transition temperature has been a major theme of superconductivity and superfluidity research. (2019-11-27)
Quantum dot lasers move a step closer with electric-pumping development at NTU Singapore
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a way to make Colloidal Quantum Dots produce laser light with the help of an electric field. (2019-11-27)
Theorem explains why quantities such as heat and power can fluctuate in microscopic system
Brazilian researchers participate in theoretical study that could have practical applications in nanoscale machine optimization. (2019-11-26)
Building a better battery with machine learning
In two new papers, researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have turned to the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to dramatically accelerate battery discovery. (2019-11-26)
Politically extreme counties may act as magnets, migration patterns suggest
In a study of county-to-county migration patterns in the US, researchers found that when people migrate, they tend to move to other counties that reflect their political preferences. (2019-11-26)
Ultrafast quantum simulations: A new twist to an old approach
Billions of tiny interactions occur between thousands of particles in every piece of matter in the blink of an eye. (2019-11-25)
Researchers reach milestone in quantum standardization
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a method that could pave the way to establishing universal standards for measuring the performance of quantum computers. (2019-11-25)
Small, fast, and highly energy-efficient memory device inspired by lithium-ion batteries
Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) developed a new three-valued memory device inspired by solid lithium-ion batteries. (2019-11-22)
New twist in quest to develop understanding of time crystalline behavior
The quest to develop the understanding for time crystalline behaviour in quantum systems has taken a new, exciting twist. (2019-11-21)
Study probes relationship between strange metals and high-temperature superconductors
SLAC theorists have observed strange metallicity in a well-known model for simulating the behavior of materials with strongly correlated electrons, which join forces to produce unexpected phenomena rather than acting independently. (2019-11-21)
A super-fast 'light switch' for future cars and computers
Switching light beams quickly is important in many technological applications. (2019-11-20)
Artyom Yurov, IKBFU physicist: 'Can quantum effects occur at mega-scale?'
Quantum physics is, perhaps, the most amazing phenomenon known to people. (2019-11-20)
Atoms don't like jumping rope
Nanooptical traps are a promising building block for quantum technologies. (2019-11-19)
Artificial intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. (2019-11-19)
Discovery in ferroelectric material reveals unique property, application potential
A discovery from a team of physicists and other researchers is breaking new ground in the study of ferroelectricity, a characteristic of certain dielectric materials that are used in high-technology applications. (2019-11-18)
Quantum computers learn to mark their own work
A new test to check if a quantum computer is giving correct answers to questions beyond the scope of traditional computing could help the first quantum computer that can outperform a classical computer to be realised. (2019-11-18)
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