News tagged with superconductivity

The first controllable atom SQUID

(Phys.org)—Scientists have created the first controllable atomic circuit that functions analogously to a superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) and allows operators to select a particular quantum ...

dateNov 07, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Tuning in to noisy interference

Establishing a detailed knowledge of the noise properties of superconducting systems is an important step towards the development of quantum computers, which will enable new types of computing. However, the ...

dateJul 29, 2011 in General Physics
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Explainer: What is a superconductor?

Materials can be divided into two categories based on their ability to conduct electricity. Metals, such as copper and silver, allow electrons to move freely and carry with them electrical charge. Insulators, ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Superconductivity
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