Diamonds shine in quantum networks: Researchers hitch precious stone's impurities onto nano-resonators
When it comes to dreaming about diamonds, energy efficiency and powerful information processing aren't normally the thoughts that spring to mind. Unless, of course, you are a quantum physicist looking to create the most secure ...
Beam me up ... Quantum teleporter breakthrough
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in quantum communications and computing using a teleporter and a paradoxical cat.
Quantum engineers remove roadblock in developing next-generation technologies
(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team has removed a major obstacle to engineer quantum systems that will play a key role in the computers, communication networks, and even biomedical devices of the future.
Quantum quirk contained: Discovery moves quantum networks closer to reality
Researchers at the University of Calgary, in Canada, collaborating with the University of Paderborn, in Germany, are working on a way to make quantum networks a reality and have published their findings in ...
World Cup Security Uses Physics To Thwart Hackers
South African physicists working to protect data networks at the World Cup hope to provide something that no goalkeeper can promise: perfect defense. They're tapping the laws of physics to prevent hackers ...
German physicists develop a quantum interface between light and atoms
German hysicists at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have developed a quantum interface which connects light particles and atoms.
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 ...
Ultra-secure quantum communications
(PhysOrg.com) -- The risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands could be eliminated by a new quantum communication process that delivers unprecedented security.
Giant Rydberg atoms confined in a micro-glass cell
Rydberg atoms are highly sensitive atoms, as one electron is only loosely bound. Compared to 'normal' atoms which are one tenth of a nanometer in size those giant atoms are ~100 nanometers large. Due to their sensitivity ...
AOptix Technologies and NuCrypt demonstrate physical-layer quantum encryption
AOptix Technologies, a leading edge developer of ultra-high bandwidth laser communication solutions, and NuCrypt, a provider of technology for ultra-high security over optical communication networks, disclosed today the recent ...
Physics rules network dynamics
(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to the workings of the Web, the brain, or a social network, physics finds universal truths.
Field experiment on a robust hierarchical metropolitan quantum cryptography network
Key Laboratory of Quantum Information (CAS), University of Science and Technology of China has recently demonstrated a metropolitan Quantum Cryptography Network (QCN) for Government Administration in Wuhu, China. The project ...