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Researchers watch quantum knots untie
After first reporting the existence of quantum knots, Aalto University & Amherst College researchers now report how the knots behave. (2019-10-21)
It takes two -- a two-atom catalyst, that is -- to make oxygen from water
The search for sustainable approaches to generating new fuels has brought scientists back to one of the most abundant materials on Earth -- reddish iron oxide in the form of hematite, also known as rust. (2019-10-21)
A cavity leads to a strong interaction between light and matter
Researchers have succeeded in creating an efficient quantum-mechanical light-matter interface using a microscopic cavity. (2019-10-21)
Computer science classes break down cultural barriers, study shows
Computational education can break down and expose cultural barriers in unexpected ways, a new study from Cornell University researchers has found. (2019-10-21)
Paving a way to achieve unexplored semiconductor nanostructures
A research team of Ehime University paved a way to achieve unexplored III-V semiconductor nanostructures. (2019-10-18)
Bio-circuitry mimics synapses and neurons in a step toward sensory computing
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee and Texas A&M University demonstrated bio-inspired devices that accelerate routes to neuromorphic, or brain-like, computing. (2019-10-17)
Weaving quantum processors out of laser light
Researchers open a new avenue to quantum computing with a breakthrough experiment: a large-scale quantum processor made entirely of light. (2019-10-17)
Blanket of light may give better quantum computers
Researchers from DTU Physics describe in an article in Science, how--by simple means -- they have created a 'carpet' of thousands of quantum-mechanically entangled light pulses. (2019-10-17)
Big data technique reveals previously unknown capabilities of common materials
According to research published today by Nature Journal NPG Asia Materials, a group of researchers -- led by Edwin Fohtung, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute -- have found a new way to optimize nickel by unlocking properties that could enable numerous applications, from biosensors to quantum computing. (2019-10-17)
Scientists discover method to create and trap trions at room temperature
A University of Maryland-led team chemically engineered carbon nanotubes to synthesize and trap trions at room temperature. (2019-10-16)
Ultrafast particle interactions could help make quantum information devices feasible
Research presents the detection of energy transfer from excited electrons to the crystal lattice on the femtosecond timescale. (2019-10-16)
Quantum paradox experiment may lead to more accurate clocks and sensors
More accurate clocks and sensors may result from a recently proposed experiment, linking an Einstein-devised paradox to quantum mechanics. (2019-10-15)
Diversity may be key to reducing errors in quantum computing
In quantum computing, as in team building, a little diversity can help get the job done better, computer scientists have discovered. (2019-10-15)
Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2D nanoarray
Australian researchers have fabricated a self-assembled, carbon-based nanofilm where the charge state (ie, electronically neutral or positive) can be controlled at the level of individual molecules. (2019-10-15)
Solving the mystery of quantum light in thin layers
Tungsten diselenide emits light with very special properties. Nobody could tell why -- but now, scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) have solved the riddle: a combination of atomic defects in the material and microscopic distortion is responsible for the remarkable effect. (2019-10-15)
Quantum physics: Ménage à trois photon-style
When two photons become entangled, the quantum state of the first will correlate perfectly with the quantum state of the second. (2019-10-15)
How to control friction in topological insulators
Topological insulators are innovative materials that conduct electricity on the surface, but act as insulators on the inside. (2019-10-14)
Stressing metallic material controls superconductivity
No strain, no gain -- that's the credo for Cornell researchers who have helped find a way to control superconductivity in a metallic material by stressing and deforming it. (2019-10-14)
Radiation detector with the lowest noise in the world boosts quantum work
The nanoscale radiation detector is a hundred times faster than its predecessors, and can function without interruption. (2019-10-11)
Shaping nanoparticles for improved quantum information technology
Argonne researchers find that semiconductor nanoparticles in the shape of rings have attractive properties for quantum networking and computation. (2019-10-11)
Johns Hopkins researchers discover material that could someday power quantum computer
Quantum computers with the ability to perform complex calculations, encrypt data more securely and more quickly predict the spread of viruses, may be within closer reach thanks to a new discovery by Johns Hopkins researchers. (2019-10-10)
Controlling superconducting regions within an exotic metal
Researchers at EPFL have created a metallic microdevice in which they can define and tune patterns of superconductivity. (2019-10-10)
Physicists couple key components of quantum technologies
Researchers are engaged in intensive work on the components of quantum technologies - these include circuits processing information using single photons instead of electricity, as well as light sources producing such quanta of light. (2019-10-09)
Cooling nanotube resonators with electrons
In a study in Nature Physics, ICFO researchers report on a technique that uses electron transport to cool a nanomechanical resonator near the quantum regime. (2019-10-08)
Creating a single phonon in ambient conditions
EPFL physicists have for the first time successfully observed a single quantum of vibrational energy at ambient conditions, involving the oscillation of more than 100 billion atoms. (2019-10-08)
Scientists observe a single quantum vibration under ordinary conditions
Scientists at MIT and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have for the first time created and observed a single phonon in a common material at room temperature. (2019-10-08)
Picoscience and a plethora of new materials
The revolutionary tech discoveries of the next few decades may come from new materials so small they make nanomaterials look like lumpy behemoths. (2019-10-07)
SUTD physicists unlock the mystery of thermionic emission in graphene
SUTD researchers discover a new theory that paves the way for the design of better graphene electronics and energy converters. (2019-10-07)
Complex energies, quantum symmetries
New research from Washington University in St. Louis realizes one of the first parity-time symmetric quantum systems, allowing scientists to observe how that kind of symmetry -- and the act of breaking of it -- leads to previously unexplored phenomena. (2019-10-07)
Axion particle spotted in solid-state crystal
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids in Dresden, Princeton University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have spotted a famously elusive particle: The axion - first predicted 42 years ago as an elementary particle in extensions of the standard model of particle physics. (2019-10-07)
Modified quantum dots capture more energy from light and lose less to heat
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have synthesized magnetically-doped quantum dots that capture the kinetic energy of electrons created by ultraviolet light before it's wasted as heat. (2019-10-07)
Next-generation single-photon source for quantum information science
University of Illinois Physics Professor Paul Kwiat and his former postdoctoral researcher Fumihiro Kaneda (now at Tohoku University) have built what Kwiat believes is 'the world's most efficient single-photon source.' And they are still improving it. (2019-10-04)
Keeping cool with quantum wells
A research team at the University of Tokyo invented a semiconductor quantum well system that can efficiently cool electronic devices using established fabrication methods. (2019-10-03)
New 'fuzzy' dark matter research disrupts conventional thinking
New research conducted at the University of Sussex has simulated dark matter in a new way for the first time, disrupting conventional thinking about the make-up of the universe. (2019-10-03)
2D topological physics from shaking a 1D wire
Published in Physical Review X, this new study propose a realistic scheme to observe a 'cold-atomic quantum Hall effect.' (2019-10-03)
This is how a 'fuzzy' universe may have looked
Scientists at MIT, Princeton University, and Cambridge University have found that the early universe, and the very first galaxies, would have looked very different depending on the nature of dark matter. (2019-10-03)
Can we peek at Schrodinger's cat without disturbing it?
Quantum physics is difficult and explaining it even more so. (2019-10-02)
Quantum vacuum: Less than zero energy
According to quantum physics, energy can be 'borrowed' -- at least for some time. (2019-10-02)
Spying on topology
Topological insulators are quantum materials, which, due to their exotic electronic structure, on surfaces and edges conduct electric current like metal, while acting as an insulator in bulk. (2019-10-02)
Object identification and interaction with a smartphone knock
A KAIST team has featured a new technology, 'Knocker', which identifies objects and executes actions just by knocking on it with the smartphone. (2019-10-02)
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