News tagged with quantum mechanics

Physicists find a new form of quantum friction

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 decades of research, ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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Atoms can be in two places at the same time

Can a penalty kick simultaneously score a goal and miss? For very small objects, at least, this is possible: according to the predictions of quantum mechanics, microscopic objects can take different paths at the same time.  ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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Pressing the accelerator on quantum robotics

Quantum computing will allow for the creation of powerful computers, but also much smarter and more creative robots than conventional ones. This was the conclusion reached by researchers from Spain and Austria, who have confirmed ...

dateOct 06, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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Entanglement made tangible

EPFL scientists have designed a first-ever experiment for demonstrating quantum entanglement in the macroscopic realm. Unlike other such proposals, the experiment is relatively easy to set up and run with existing semiconductor ...

dateSep 30, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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