News tagged with measurement technique

Quantum copies do new tricks

One of the strange features of quantum information is that, unlike almost every other type of information, it cannot be perfectly copied. For example, it is impossible to take a single photon and make a number of photons ...

dateMar 22, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Ultra fast photodetectors out of carbon nanotubes

Single-walled carbon nanotubes are promising building blocks for future optoelectronic devices. But conventional electronic measurements were not able to resolve the ultra fast optoelectronic dynamics of the nanotubes. Now ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Nanophysics
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MABEL flies her maiden voyage

Flying at the edge of space, a pilot wearing high-altitude flight gear maneuvered the ER-2 aircraft last month over the California desert. At 12 miles above the ground the temperature outside had plummeted to -70 F (-56 C) ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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