Swiss scientists prove durability of quantum network
Scientists and engineers have proven the worth of quantum cryptography in telecommunication networks by demonstrating its long-term effectiveness in a real-time network.
Progress in quantum computing, qubit by qubit
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers and physicists at Harvard have managed to capture light in tiny diamond pillars embedded in silver, releasing a stream of single photons at a controllable rate.
New way to store light could prove useful for optical communication
Physicists map spiraling light to harness untapped data capacity
Physicists with the Institute of Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) at The City College of New York have presented a new way to map spiraling light that could help harness untapped data channels in optical fibers. Increased ...
Physicists take steps toward delivering quantum information to the home
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 ...