Physicists succeed in closing last local realistic loophole for systems of entangled photons
A team led by the Austrian physicist Anton Zeilinger has carried out an experiment with photons, in which they have closed an important loophole. The researchers have thus provided the most complete experimental ...
Improving lasers with microring mirrors
Scientists discover new water waves
Physicists observe new magnetic state of bismuth ferrite
(Phys.org) —Using computer models, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas has collaborated with scientists in the United States and Europe to observe a new magnetic state of bismuth ferrite.
X-rays paint a picture of Picasso's pigments
(Phys.org) —Pablo Picasso is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, having pioneered a variety of new styles in painting, sculpture, and other artistic forms. Besides ...
Elucidating energy shifts in optical tweezers
A small piece of paper sticks to an electrically charged plastic ruler. The principle of this simple classroom physics experiment is applied at the microscopic scale by so-called optical tweezers to get the likes of polystyrene ...
Which-way detector unlocks some mystery of the double-slit experiment
Reducing noise in quantum operation at room temperature
A silicon platform for quantum computers
A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic improvements for data processing ...