University of Bristol

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
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New smartphone app to track problem plants in UK

The University of Bristol is using technology to help protect the UK’s wildlife thanks to the launch of a new mobile phone app which enables the public to track the spread of invasive plants.

Jun 14, 2012
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How plants chill out

Plants elongate their stems when grown at high temperature to facilitate the cooling of their leaves, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in Current Biology. Understanding why plants alter ...

May 21, 2012
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120,000 troubled families in UK?

The reliability of figures used as the basis for the Coalition’s ‘Troubled Families’ program is questioned in new research published by academics at the University of Bristol. The government claim ...

May 21, 2012
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Simplicity and quantum complexity

Simulations of reality would require less memory on a quantum computer than on a classical computer, new research from scientists at the University of Bristol, published in Nature Communications, has shown.

May 04, 2012
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