News tagged with gates

Light controls two-atom quantum computation

Some powerful rulers of the world may dream of the possibility to get in touch with their colleagues on different continents unnoticed by friends or foes. Someday, new quantum technologies could allow for making these wishes ...

dateFeb 07, 2018 in Quantum Physics
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Improving cyber security in harsh environments

Many people don't worry about the security of their personal information until it's too late. And protecting data is even more important for military personnel, whose lives could be in danger if some types of information ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Nanophysics
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It's good to be rare, for some species

When most people think of rare species, they think of endangered ones that humans have caused to be rare through habitat loss, poaching, climate change and other disturbances. But some species have always been rare—occurring ...

dateDec 06, 2017 in Ecology
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Simple is beautiful in quantum computing

Quantum computing could solve problems impossible for today's supercomputers. The challenge for this new form of computing is processing the quantum bits (qubits) that represent data. A qubit can be made by controlling the ...

dateNov 15, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Good vibrations for the future of computing

Vibrating mechanical switches that can be cascaded to perform complex computational operations could take computing significantly further than today's technologies. KAUST researchers have demonstrated an alternative technology ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Engineering
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