New approach uses 'twisted light' to increase efficiency of quantum cryptography systems
Researchers at the University of Rochester and their collaborators have developed a way to transfer 2.05 bits per photon by using "twisted light." This remarkable achievement is possible because the researchers ...
Magic states offer surprisingly low error rates for quantum computing
Fractal patterns may uncover new line of attack on cancer
Studying the intricate fractal patterns on the surface of cells could give researchers a new insight into the physical nature of cancer, and provide new ways of preventing the disease from developing.
Laser 'ruler' holds promise for hunting exoplanets
The hunt for Earth-like planets around distant stars could soon become a lot easier thanks to a technique developed by researchers in Germany.
How well can information be stored from the beginning to the end of time?
Thermodynamic analysis reveals large overlooked role of oil and other energy sources in the economy
Thermoelectric power plants could offer economically competitive renewable energy
Electric vehicles could stabilize large disturbances in power grid
Twisted light waves sent across Vienna
A group of researchers from Austria have sent twisted beams of light across the rooftops of Vienna.
Deceptive behavior may (deceivingly) promote cooperation
Flying qubits make for a highly resilient quantum memory
Spontaneous wave function collapse can suppress acoustic Schrodinger cat states
Graphene gets a 'cousin' in the shape of germanene
A team of European researchers has become one of the first groups to successfully synthesize the 2D material germanene.
Artificial spacetime experiment could show tantalizing effects of gravitational waves
Notorious pathogen forms slimy 'streamers' to clog up medical devices
A group of researchers from the US has moved a step closer to preventing infections of the common hospital pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, by revealing the mechanisms that allow the bacteria to rapidly clog up medical device ...