Loophole in theory offers insight into the 'lithium problem'
Traveling without moving: Quantum communication scheme transfers quantum states without transmitting physical particles
Light, meet matter: Single-photon quantum memory in diamond optical phonons at room temperature
New insights found in black hole collisions
New research provides revelations about the most energetic event in the universe—the merging of two spinning, orbiting black holes into a much larger black hole.
Research team develops acoustic topological insulator idea to allow for hiding from sonar
Symmetry matters in graphene growth
What lies beneath growing islands of graphene is important to its properties, according to a new study led by Rice University.
Quantum sensor's advantages survive entanglement breakdown
The extraordinary promise of quantum information processing—solving problems that classical computers can't, perfectly secure communication—depends on a phenomenon called "entanglement," in which the ...
Theorist suggests a way to test gravitational Casimir attraction
Giant virus revealed in 3-D using X-ray laser
For the first time, researchers have produced a 3-D image revealing part of the inner structure of an intact, infectious virus, using a unique X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator ...
Physicists solve low-temperature magnetic mystery: Mechanism of the Kondo Effect unlocked
Researchers have made an experimental breakthrough in explaining a rare property of an exotic magnetic material, potentially opening a path to a host of new technologies. From information storage to magnetic ...
Have researchers discovered the sound of the stars?
A chance discovery by a team of researchers, including a University of York scientist, has provided experimental evidence that stars may generate sound.
Researchers discover first manganese based superconductor
Data structures influence speed of quantum search in unexpected ways
Using the quantum property of superposition, quantum computers will be able to find target items within large piles of data far faster than conventional computers ever could. But the speed of the search will ...
Nanospheres cooled with light to explore the limits of quantum physics
A team of scientists at UCL led by Peter Barker and Tania Monteiro (UCL Physics and Astronomy) has developed a new technology which could one day create quantum phenomena in objects far larger than any achieved ...