quantum mechanics

Saha Institute to take up boson naming case with CERN


September 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) would take up with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) chief Rolf-Dieter Heuer the case of sub-atomic particle boson, ... Read more...

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After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

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Is space just like a chessboard?


March 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers at the UCLA have discovered a new way to think about the structure of space.Space is usually considered infinitely divisible - given any two positions, there is ... Read more...

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New switching device to help build an ultrafast quantum Internet


March 11th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A device created by researchers at Northwestern University is a practical step toward creating a network that takes advantage of the mysterious and powerful world of quantum mechanics.Thanks ... Read more...

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World’s first quantum machine takes ‘Breakthrough of the Year’ title


December 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): The world's first 'quantum machine' has been named as one of the scientific breakthroughs of the year.Physicists Andrew Cleland and John Martinis from the University of California at ... Read more...

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Quantum mechanics allows ‘cryptography over longer distances’


October 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are developing a new, more secure way to send such information across far distances, using existing cables and the ... Read more...

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Scientists find Holy Grail of quantum computing via error correction


September 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): In what could be called as a big leap in quantum mechanics, a research team at Yale have achieved the entanglement of three solid-state qubits, or quantum bits, ... Read more...

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Diamond could be the key to next generation of supercomputers


August 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in California are developing diamond-based computers that, they believe, would store millions of times more information than the current silicon-based systems.The researchers have used commercially available technology ... Read more...

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Scientists perform 9.9 miles teleportation feat


June 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A group of Chinese scientists has successfully achieved teleportation up to 9.9 miles, using quantum entanglement of photons.The feat could lead to faster and smaller quantum-based computers and ... Read more...

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Silicates relatively uncommon deep within the Earth, finds study


May 11th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Using quantum mechanics, scientists have discovered that silicates, the most common minerals on Earth, are relatively uncommon deep within the planet.Researchers, led by a team of physicists led ... Read more...

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Physicists create circuit for new generation computer


February 27th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Quantum computing - a new paradigm in information processing that may complement classical computers, could soon become a reality with physicists successfully creating a circuit using neutral atoms. ... Read more...

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New atomic circuit may help quantum computing become a reality


February 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.Quantum computing represents a new paradigm in information processing that ... Read more...

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New material leads way for pressure-sensitive mobile devices


February 9th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A UK firm has come up with a material that exploits a quantum physics trick, which could lead to the development of handheld devices with pressure-sensitive touch-screens and ... Read more...

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Algae knew about quantum mechanics 2 bln yrs before humans


February 4th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): In a new study, a team of chemists from the University of Toronto in Canada have observed quantum mechanics at work in photosynthesis in marine algae, which suggests ... Read more...

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How Santa gets round the world in just one night


December 24th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Ever wondered how Santa Claus manages to take one full circle of the world in just one night? Well, a researcher feels that it can only be possible ... Read more...

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Combining 6 photons together results in highly robust quantum information


October 6th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): In a new research, a team of physicists in Sweden and Poland has found that combining 6 photons together can result in highly robust qubits, or quantum information.Exploiting ... Read more...

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New superconducting circuit pushes quantum mechanics to higher levels


August 12th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Scientists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara have devised a new type of superconducting circuit that behaves quantum mechanically, but has up to five levels of energy ... Read more...

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First quantum computer could threaten security and data, warns expert


July 31st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University researcher has claimed that the first quantum computer could overnight threaten our security and our data.Dr. Julia Kempe, of Tel Aviv University's Blavatnik School ... Read more...

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Toxic substance helps birds ’see’ Earth’s magnetic field


July 10th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Illinois, US, have determined that a toxic molecule, 'superoxide', known to damage cells and cause disease may also play ... Read more...

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Scientists build largest ever quantum key distribution network


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers from across Europe have united to build the largest quantum key distribution (QKD) network ever built.The efforts of 41 research and industrial organisations were realised as secure, ... Read more...

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Scientists come a step closer towards building quantum computer


June 29th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A team led by Yale University researchers has created the first rudimentary solid-state quantum processor, taking another step toward the ultimate dream of building a quantum computer.They ... Read more...

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‘Superoxide’ may help birds “see” Earth’s magnetic field


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Illinois, US, have determined that a toxic molecule, 'superoxide', known to damage cells and cause disease may also play ... Read more...

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Manipulating light on a chip may lead to development of quantum technologies


June 9th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A team of physicists and engineers at Bristol University has demonstrated exquisite control of single particles of light - photons - on a silicon chip to make a ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve breakthrough in quantum control of light


May 31st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have demonstrated a breakthrough in the quantum control of photons, the energy quanta of light, which is a significant result in quantum computation, ... Read more...

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British space mission to uncover ’secrets of universe’


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A British space mission, which would include two deep space telescopes, dubbed Herschel and Planck, will probe the ancient history of the cosmos going right back to the ... Read more...

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How scientists made fast quantum communication possible


April 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University's Cavendish Laboratory have developed high speed detectors that are capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive ... Read more...

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‘Spooky action’ to distinguish between two similar quantum devices


April 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Physicists are using the phenomenon dubbed as 'spooky action' to distinguish between two similar quantum devices.'Quantum ghosts' are far distant particles that can somehow 'talk' to each other, ... Read more...

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Scientists create clock that takes 300 million yrs to lose just 1sec


April 17th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Researchers studying ultra-cold atoms have made a clock that takes 300 million years to lose just one second.The atomic clock, which is twice as accurate as any similar ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes may replace metals in electronic applications


March 21st, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University at Buffalo Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs), which are thousands of times stronger than metals, may one day replace metals in millions of ... Read more...

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Physicists resolve a paradox of quantum theory


January 15th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists have shown that Hardys paradox, a proposal that has confounded quantum physicists for over a decade, can be confirmed and ultimately resolved, a task which had ... Read more...

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Top ten stories of the quantum world in 2008


December 27th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): New Scientist has outlined its most read stories of the world of quantum science of the year 2008. So, the top ten articles in the quantum world ... Read more...

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Quantum computing comes closer to reality with experts chasing key maths problems


December 23rd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Super-fast computers based on quantum mechanics may have come closer to reality, with mathematicians chasing some of the major mathematical problems. A discussion on this was held ... Read more...

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Laser can crack unbreakable quantum communications


October 4th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new research has found that by shining a bright laser into sensitive equipment that uses the technology of quantum cryptography, makes it possible to hijack communications ... Read more...

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Quantum mechanics could make sensors million time more effective


September 15th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) A property of quantum mechanics could pave the way for creating incomparably better detectors and imaging systems than their existing counterparts, according to an MIT researcher.MIT mechanical engineering ... Read more...

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Researchers control behavior of quantum dots with lasers


August 20th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), have reported a new way to fine-tune the light coming from ... Read more...

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