Quantum communication scheme provides guaranteed security without quantum memories
NIST launches a new US time standard: NIST-F2 atomic clock
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, to serve as a new U.S. civilian time and frequency standard, ...
Towards a global quantum network: Photoelectron trapping in double quantum dots
Planes, trains and molecules: Deriving a generic routing algorithm from the physics of interacting polymers
Gravity's lingua franca: Unifying general relativity and quantum theory through spectra; geometry
Quantum cryptography: Keeping your secrets secret
An article in Nature reviewing developments in quantum cryptography describes how we can keep our secrets secret even when faced with the double challenge of mistrust and manipulation.
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Scientists probe the next generation of 2-D materials
As the properties and applications of graphene continue to be explored in laboratories all over the world, a growing number of researchers are looking beyond the one-atom-thick layer of carbon for alternative materials that ...