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...