News tagged with quantum coherence

Powering lasers through heat

In micro electronics heat often causes problems and engineers have to put a lot of technical effort into cooling, for example micro chips, to dissipate heat that is generated during operation. Austrian physicists ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in General Physics
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Qubits in the quantum sea

(Phys.org)—"Quantum weirdness," a phrase related to the power and the un-intuitive nature of quantum reality, is expected to facilitate speeded-up computation—quantum computing—for performing certain ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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A quantum leap in computing

When American physicist Richard Feynman in 1982 proposed creating a quantum computer that could solve complex problems, the idea was merely a theory scientists believed was far off in the future.

dateJan 04, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Light controls matter, matter controls x-rays

Like playing a game of scissors-paper-rock, a team of scientists led by Thornton E. (Ernie) Glover of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Advanced Light Source (ALS), Linda Young of Argonne National Laboratory, ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in General Physics
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