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Electrical circuits talk to single atoms

(PhysOrg.com) -- If a practical quantum computer is ever to be realized, conventional electronic devices will have to interface with the delicate quantum systems such as atoms or ions in traps or wisps of magnetism near superconducting ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Topological matter in optical lattices

Atoms trapped by laser light have become excellent platforms for simulating solid state systems. These systems are also a playground for exploring quantum matter and even uncovering new phenomena not yet seen in nature.

dateNov 28, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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New Laser Technique Advances Nanofabrication Process

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability to create tiny patterns is essential to the fabrication of computer chips and many other current and potential applications of nanotechnology. Yet, creating ever smaller features, through a widely-used ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Nanophysics
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