News tagged with optical computer

Using photons to manage data

Managing light to carry computer data, such as text, audio and video, is possible today with laser light beams that are guided along a fibre-optic cable. These waves consist of countless billions of photons, which carry information ...

dateNov 02, 2011 in Optics & Photonics
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Exotic quantum states: A new research approach

( -- Theoretical physicists of the University of Innsbruck have formulated a new concept to engineer exotic, so-called topological states of matter in quantum mechanical many-body systems. They linked concepts ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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Good vibrations for future quantum computers

( -- The enigmatic quantum dot is the basic building block for quantum computers. EPFL physicists have developed a new theory which shows that dot symmetry is enough to account for most of their intriguing optical ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Nanophysics
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