News tagged with nanowires

A new light source for quantum computers

Researchers have discovered a new way of emitting photons one at a time. They have constructed semiconductor nanowires with "quantum dots" of unprecedented quality - a discovery with implications for the future of quantum ...

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Most powerful microscope in the UK unveiled

The most powerful atom resolving microscope in the UK was today revealed at the University of Cambridge. The new electron microscope, which will enable scientists to view individual atoms in any material, was officially unveiled ...

dateSep 10, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors

Moving a step closer toward quantum computing, a research team in the Netherlands recently fabricated a photodetector based on a single nanowire, in which the active element is a single quantum dot with a volume of a mere ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Nanophysics
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