### Quantum compute this—Mathematicians build code to take on toughest of cyber attacks

Washington State University mathematicians have designed an encryption code capable of fending off the phenomenal hacking power of a quantum computer.

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Washington State University mathematicians have designed an encryption code capable of fending off the phenomenal hacking power of a quantum computer.

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Using a computer game, a research group at Aarhus University has found a way to gain deeper insight into the human thought process. The results have amazed the research director, who has discovered a kind ...

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What does hair styling have in common with quantum computing? The braiding pattern has inspired scientists as a potential new approach to quantum calculation. The idea is to rely on a network of intersecting chains, or nanowires, ...

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Quantum Physics

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Using the quantum property of superposition, quantum computers will be able to find target items within large piles of data far faster than conventional computers ever could. But the speed of the search will ...

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(Phys.org)—Quantum computers hold a special allure, as they offer a way to harness quantum phenomena and put it to use to do things that are impossible for ordinary computers. But as powerful as quantum ...

When scientists develop a full quantum computer, the world of computing will undergo a revolution of sophistication, speed and energy efficiency that will make even our beefiest conventional machines seem ...

Mar 04, 2015
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A new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously possible.

Mar 02, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. The researchers are building upon ...

Feb 26, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Communication security and metrology could be enhanced through a study of the role of quantum correlations in the distinguishability of physical processes, by researchers at the Universities of Strathclyde ...

Feb 13, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Many challenges lie ahead before quantum annealing, the analogue version of quantum computation, contributes to solve combinatorial optimization problems.

Feb 12, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Quantum computers are experimental devices that promise exponential speedups on some computational problems. Where a bit in a classical computer can represent either a 0 or a 1, a quantum bit, or qubit, can ...

Jan 30, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Physicists often work unusual hours. You will find them running experiments at 4am and 10pm. This is because, so long as the pertinent conditions inside a lab – such as temperature or light level – are ...

Jan 29, 2015
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Quantum Physics

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Ever since Einstein proposed his special theory of relativity in 1905, physics and cosmology have been based on the assumption that space looks the same in all directions - that it's not squeezed in one direction ...

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Quantum Physics

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A large team of researchers with members from MIT, IBM, NASA's JPL and Columbia University has developed a process that that enables scalable integration of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors ...

Physicists at the University of Sussex have tamed one of the most counterintuitive phenomena of modern science in their quest to develop a new generation of machines capable of revolutionizing the way we ...

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Quantum Physics

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