Researchers determine spin rate of qubit by measuring microwave field inside superconducting circuit
Controlling single electrons for novel devices
European scientists conducted groundbreaking single-electron experiments with exciting results for the field of nanoelectronics and quantum computing.
Single-atom writer a landmark for quantum computing
A research team led by Australian engineers has created the first working quantum bit based on a single atom in silicon, opening the way to ultra-powerful quantum computers of the future.
Higgs transition of north and south poles of electrons in a magnet
Minimal evidence of a Higgs transition 1 of north and south poles of electron spins was observed in a magnet Yb2Ti2O7 at the absolute temperature 2 0.21 K. A fractionalization of these monopoles from electron ...
Research group creates longer lived and more efficient quantum memory
Researchers engineer molecular magnets to act as long-lived qubits
Current flowing along the edges of a promising quantum device is insensitive to its magnetic impurities
Conductors of electrical current, including copper, heat up and limit the ability to increase circuit densities. Unusual materials that exhibit the so-called quantum spin Hall effect, in which ...
Could silicon be ideal in quantum computing?
New study proves that much-sought exotic quantum state of matter can exist
(PhysOrg.com) -- The world economy is becoming ever more reliant on high tech electronics such as computers featuring fingernail-sized microprocessors crammed with billions of transistors. For progress to ...
Subatomic quantum memory in diamond demonstrated
Physicists working at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Konstanz in Germany have developed a breakthrough in the use of diamond in quantum physics, marking an important step ...
Ultrathin copper-oxide layers behave like quantum spin liquid
(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic studies of ultrathin slabs of copper-oxide materials reveal that at very low temperatures, the thinnest, isolated layers lose their long-range magnetic order and instead behave like ...
Sensitivity of precision measurements enhanced by the environment
Quantum mapmakers complete first voyage through spin liquid
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Oxford University have mapped a state of matter called 'quantum spin liquid', whose existence was proposed in the 1970s but which has only been observed recently.
Biological molecules select their spin
Do the principles of quantum mechanics apply to biological systems? Until now, says Prof. Ron Naaman of the Institute's Chemical Physics Department (Faculty of Chemistry), both biologists and physicists have considered quantum ...