Nature Physics

Discord strikes the right quantum note

(Phys.org) -- Scientists have taken a quantum leap forward towards future computing after discovering that ‘background interference’ in quantum-level measurements, may be the very thing they need ...

Aug 06, 2012 4.4 / 5 (17) 1 | with audio podcast

Can quantum theory be improved?

(Phys.org) -- Being correct 50% of the time when calling heads or tails on a coin toss won’t impress anyone. So when quantum theory predicts that an entangled particle will reach one of two detectors ...

Jul 23, 2012 4.5 / 5 (20) 13 | with audio podcast feature

Measuring quantum dimensions

(Phys.org) -- A new study from the ICFO (Institute of Photonic Sciences) in Barcelona and the University of Bristol has demonstrated how the dimension of an unknown quantum system can be assessed from measurement data alone. ...

Jun 18, 2012 4.6 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast