Fast photon control brings quantum photonic technologies closer
New way to store light could prove useful for optical communication
Physicists take steps toward delivering quantum information to the home
Researchers Set New Distance Record for Quantum Key Distribution
'Building block' of quanutm networks created
(Phys.org)—A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US.
Multimode waveguides bring light around corners
(Phys.org)—Light has become one of our most powerful servants, carrying information ranging from a chat room "LOL" to an entire digitized movie through hundreds of miles of fiber optics in seconds. But ...
Researchers find high-resolution retina cells in mice only activate when birds fly over
Quantum entanglement with notification
(Phys.org) -- German scientists have demonstrated a method of heralding entanglement between distant stationary quantum systems without destroying this particular state. The experimental set-up paves the way ...
Quantum internet: Physicists build first elementary quantum network
(Phys.org) -- A team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics realizes a first elementary quantum network based on interfaces between single atoms and photons.
Ceiling lights in Minn. send coded Internet data
(AP) -- Flickering ceiling lights are usually a nuisance, but in city offices in St. Cloud, they will actually be a pathway to the Internet.
Fibers that can hear and sing
For centuries, "man-made fibers" meant the raw stuff of clothes and ropes; in the information age, it's come to mean the filaments of glass that carry data in communications networks. But to Yoel Fink, an ...
Quantum Communication in Random Networks
Internet, networks of connections between Hollywood actors, etc, are examples of complex networks, whose properties have been intensively studied in recent times. The small-world property (that everyone has ...
Bell Labs breaks optical transmission record, 100 Petabit per second kilometer barrier
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that scientists in Bell Labs, the company’s research arm, have set a new optical transmission record of more than 100 Petabits per second.kilometer (equivalent to 100 million Gigabits per ...
Photonic quantum computers: A brighter future than ever
(Phys.org) —Harnessing the unique features of the quantum world promises a dramatic speed-up in information processing as compared to the fastest classical machines. Scientists from the Group of Philip ...