University of Vienna

A new scheme for photonic quantum computing

The concepts of quantum technology promise to achieve more powerful information processing than is possible with even the best possible classical computers. To actually build efficient quantum computers remains ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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Quantum behavior with a flash

Just as a camera flash illuminates unseen objects hidden in darkness, a sequence of laser pulses can be used to study the elusive quantum behavior of a large "macroscopic" object. This method provides a novel ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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The turbulent lives of stars

The stars are boiling. The reason is the energy generated in the center of the star that wants to escape. If this does not happen quickly enough, the star starts to ‘boil’ in the outer layers causing ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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Nanotechnology for water filter

Nanotechnology has developed tremendously in the past decade and was able to create many new materials with a vast range of potential applications. Carbon nanotubes are an example of these new materials and consist of cylindrical ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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