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Dirac Medal goes to Springer author Peter Zoller
Springer author Peter Zoller of the University of Innsbruck has been awarded the 2006 Dirac Medal of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. (2006-08-31)
Quantum copies do new tricks
A paper published in Physical Review Letters (PRL), by Sadegh Raeisi, Wolfgang Tittel and Christoph Simon of the Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary shows that it is possible to perfectly recover the original from the imperfect quantum copies. (2012-03-22)
UCSB physicists demonstrate the quantum von Neumann architecture
A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. (2011-09-01)
'Elegance and Enigma'
Quantum mechanics is one of mankind's most remarkable intellectual achievements. (2011-08-05)
Quantum cats are hard to see
Researchers from the universities of Calgary and Waterloo in Canada and the University of Geneva in Switzerland have published a paper this week in Physical Review Letters explaining why we don't usually see the physical effects of quantum mechanics. (2011-12-16)
Understanding of complex networks could help unify gravity and quantum mechanics
Mathematicians investigating one of science's great questions -- how to unite the physics of the very big with that of the very small -- have discovered that when the understanding of complex networks such as the brain or the Internet is applied to geometry the results match up with quantum behavior. (2015-09-10)
'Quantum Chance': Book
'Quantum Chance,' a delightful and concise exposition, does not avoid the deep logical difficulties of quantum physics, but instead gives the reader the insights needed to appreciate them. (2014-09-01)
Toronto hosts quantum info and quantum control conference
The University of Toronto will host the world's leading scientists in physics, chemistry, computer science and mathematics to review major advances in quantum information and quantum control during a conference running Aug. (2009-08-11)
Latest quantum field theory on graphene and topological insulators
The discovery of graphene and topological insulators realizes in the laboratory many exotic and non-perturbative phenomena proposed in the realm of high-energy physics and mathematics. (2014-07-08)
Hebrew University scientist one of four profiled in Nature in connection with Einstein centenary
Dr. Dorit Aharonov, of the Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has been chosen by the science journal Nature as one of four young theorists being profiled in the current issue of the magazine to mark the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's publication of three of his landmark theories in 1905, when he was 26 years old. (2005-01-11)
Quantum computing with braids in flatland
Exotic anyon quasiparticles trapped in two dimensional sheets can entangle into braided structures that are less susceptible to the disturbances that disrupt individual quasiparticles in quantum computations. (2010-11-01)
Hartridge awarded Michelson Posdoctoral Prize
Michael Hartridge, a new professor at the University of Pittsburgh, won the 2015 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize for his work exploring how to make and control quantum electrodynamic systems. (2015-11-12)
'Seeing' the quantum world
Barry Sanders, director of the University of Calgary's Institute for Quantum Information Science, is hoping computer animation can help the public better understand quantum physics. (2008-12-17)
New research into light particles challenges understanding of quantum theory
Scientists have discovered a new mechanism involved in the creation of paired light particles, which could have significant impact on the study of quantum physics. (2017-03-29)
Study reveals evidence that the universe is a hologram
The first observational evidence that the universe could be a hologram has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. (2017-01-30)
Scientists demonstrate all-fiber quantum logic
A team of physicists and engineers have demonstrated all-fiber quantum logic, where single photons are generated and used to perform the controlled-NOT quantum logic gate in optical fibers with high fidelity. (2009-05-28)
New simulator is next step on the road to developing quantum computers
Scientists have proven theoretically a novel way to build a simulator that can recreate the way atoms and particles behave in a quantum system, says research published today. (2006-11-26)
Connecting the quantum and classical physics
Miles Blencowe, a quantum theorist with the Physics and Astronomy Department at Dartmouth, wrote the article (2004-04-01)
Quantum simulation with light: Frustrations between photon pairs
Researchers of the University of Vienna used a quantum mechanical system in the laboratory to simulate complex many-body systems. (2011-05-05)
Ranier Blatt wins Bell Prize for trailblazing quantum research
On Aug. 20th, 2015, world-renowned quantum physicist Rainer Blatt will be awarded a prestigious prize for his contributions to the development of quantum information technologies, during the Conference on Quantum Information and Quantum Control being held at the Fields Institute at the University of Toronto. (2015-08-10)
Researchers discovered elusive half-quantum vortices in a superfluid
Researchers have discovered half-quantum vortices in superfluid helium. This vortex is a topological defect, exhibited in superfluids and superconductors, which carries a fixed amount of circulating current. (2016-12-14)
Legacy of brilliant young scientist is a major leap in quantum computing
Researchers from the University of Bristol and Université Libre de Bruxelles have theoretically shown how to write programs for random circuitry in quantum computers. (2017-03-07)
Straightening messy correlations with a quantum comb
Dong Yang and Jens Eisert of the University of Potsdam have shown how to delicately comb out a snarl of entanglements among many qubits while keeping the information intact. (2009-11-23)
Quantum physics: New insights into the remote control of quantum systems
An international collaboration led by physicists of the University of Vienna shines new light on the question of the resources required for achieving quantum information processing. (2012-08-06)
International team of scientists says it's high 'NOON' for microwave photons
An important milestone toward the realization of a large-scale quantum computer, and further demonstration of a new level of the quantum control of light, were accomplished by a team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara and in China and Japan. (2011-02-14)
'Quantum magic' without any 'spooky action at a distance'
The quantum mechanical entanglement is at the heart of the famous quantum teleportation experiment and was referred to by Albert Einstein as (2011-06-24)
International award for Oriol Romero-Isart
Oriol Romero-Isart, University of Innsbruck, is awarded the QIPC Young Investigator Award 2015 for his seminal contributions to many interdisciplinary topics in quantum physics, this week in Leeds, Great Britain. (2015-09-14)
Building a better qubit
The qubits that carry quantum information are typically fragile, but a new method of combing six photons leads to robust qubits that are immune to many of the affects that threaten to scramble quantum data. (2009-10-05)
UCSB researchers make headway in quantum information transfer via nanomechanical coupling
Fiber optics has made communication faster than ever, but the next step involves a quantum leap -- literally. (2013-09-23)
Nobel prize winner Dr. Anthony Leggett merges quantum computing theory and application in new book
Kluwer Academic Publishers today announced the anticipated release of 2003 Nobel Prize winner Dr. (2004-01-14)
Acrobatics for anyons: New test for elusive fundamental particle proposed
Anyons are hypothetical particles that have been postulated to represent a third class of fundamental particles alongside the known bosons and fermions. (2011-06-21)
Experimental method measures quantum coherence, the ability of being in 2 states at once
Researchers at the UAB have come up with a method that allows measuring the strength of the coherence of superposition in any given quantum state, similar to the famous Schrödinger's cat, which was simultaneously dead and alive. (2017-07-27)
American Physical Society elected physicist Markus Aspelmeyer as a Fellow
Markus Aspelmeyer, Professor of Quantum Information on the Nanoscale at the University of Vienna, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his outstanding contributions to experimental quantum information, quantum optics and quantum foundations. (2013-02-05)
Revisiting trajectories at the quantum scale
There is a gap in the theory explaining what is happening at the macroscopic scale, in the realm of our everyday lives, and at the quantum level, at microscopic scale. (2016-06-07)
Tracking the flow of quantum information
A Yale-led group of researchers has derived a formula for understanding where quantum objects land when they are transmitted. (2016-11-17)
Physicists at UC Santa Barbara make discovery in quantum mechanics
Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have made an important advance in quantum mechanics using a superconducting electrical circuit. (2009-09-23)
A solid case of entanglement
Physicists have finally managed to demonstrate quantum entanglement of spatially separated electrons in solid state circuitry. (2010-01-11)
UCSB physicists make strides in understanding quantum entanglement
While some theoretical physicists make predictions about astrophysics and the behavior of stars and galaxies, others work in the realm of the very small, which includes quantum physics. (2012-12-14)
First noiseless single photon amplifier
Research physicists have demonstrated the first device capable of amplifying the information in a single particle of light without adding noise. (2012-11-11)
Smaller and more powerful electronics requires the understanding of 'quantum jamming' physics
Miguel A. Cazalilla, a scientist at the CFM and at the DIPC, both in San Sebastian, together with other four colleagues, was recently invited to write a review article for the prestigious journal Reviews of Modern Physics of the American Physical Society. (2012-01-09)
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