News tagged with quantum information

Encouraging quantum dots to emit photons

( -- One of the fields of great interest to scientists and researchers is that of using the quantum world to enhance various aspects of our lives. Advances in quantum cryptography make headlines, and scientists ...

Aug 05, 2010 5 / 5 (18) 0 | with audio podcast feature

Physicists correct quantum errors

Scientists from the FOM Foundation and the Technical University Delft, working together at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, have succeeded in detecting and correcting errors during the storage of quantum ...

Feb 03, 2014 4.5 / 5 (15) 0 | with audio podcast

Making quantum encryption practical

One of the many promising applications of quantum mechanics in the information sciences is quantum key distribution (QKD), in which the counterintuitive behavior of quantum particles guarantees that no one can eavesdrop on ...

May 21, 2013 5 / 5 (5) 8 | with audio podcast