News tagged with optical memory

Memory closes in on single photons

( —In a world-first, an optical memory – a key component for quantum computers – has been created within a hollow-core optical fibre and shown to operate at the level of a single particle of light (a photon).

dateMar 18, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Quantum storage system with long-term memory

( -- Credit cards which are completely fraud-proof and passports which cannot be forged: quantum physics could make both of these possible. This is explained by the fact that the quantum mechanical state of a particle, ...

dateJun 19, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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