Tag: quantum mechanics

Lab equipment may take on a mind of its own to...

MIT researchers propose using distant quasars to test Bell's theorem In a paper published this week in the journal Physical Review Letters, MIT researchers propose an...

Quantum physics could make secure, single-use computer memories possible

Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards...

Quantum mechanics, vibrating molecules explain photosynthesis efficiency

Light-gathering macromolecules in plant cells transfer energy by taking advantage of molecular vibrations whose physical descriptions have no equivalents in classical physics, according to...

‘Spooky action’ builds a wormhole between ‘entangled’ quantum particles

Quantum entanglement, a perplexing phenomenon of quantum mechanics that Albert Einstein once referred to as "spooky action at a distance," could be even spookier...

In quantum computing, light may lead the way

Light might be able to play a bigger, more versatile role in the future of quantum computing, according to new research by Yale University...

Creating electricity with caged atoms

A lot of energy is wasted when machines turn hot, unnecessarily heating up their environment. Some of this thermal energy could be harvested using...

Teleport: Scientists transmit an atom from one location to another inside...

A team of University of Queensland physicists has transmitted an atom from one location to another inside an electronic chip.The team, which includes Dr...

Researchers propose a new system for quantum simulation

Researchers from the universities in Mainz, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Ulm have proposed a new platform for quantum simulation.In a theoretical paper recently published in...

When fluid dynamics mimic quantum mechanics

In the early days of quantum physics, in an attempt to explain the wavelike behavior of quantum particles, the French physicist Louis de Broglie...

What if quantum physics worked on a macroscopic level?

Quantum physics concerns a world of infinitely small things. But for years, researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have been attempting to...

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