News tagged with quantum information processing

Controlling photons with a photon

Photons are considered to be ideal information carriers and expected to play important roles in quantum communication and information processing, where quantum mechanics allows for absolutely secure cryptographic key distribution ...

dateJun 28, 2018 in Quantum Physics
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The thermodynamics of computing

Information processing requires a lot of energy. Energy-saving computer systems could make computing more efficient, but the efficiency of these systems can't be increased indefinitely, as ETH physicists show.

dateApr 11, 2018 in General Physics
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Long-lived soundwaves in crystalline solids

A new study published in Nature Physics describes how a team of scientists used a laser beam to gain access to long-lived soundwaves in crystalline solids as the basis for a potentially new approach to information processing ...

dateApr 03, 2018 in Condensed Matter
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