News tagged with quantum information

Single-photon detector can count to four

Engineers have shown that a widely used method of detecting single photons can also count the presence of at least four photons at a time. The researchers say this discovery will unlock new capabilities in physics labs working ...

dateDec 15, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Quantum systems correct themselves

Quantum devices allow us to accomplish computing and sensing tasks that go beyond the capabilities of their classical counterparts. However, protecting quantum information from being corrupted by errors is difficult.

dateNov 28, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Quantum internet goes hybrid

In a recent study published in Nature, ICFO researchers led by ICREA Prof. Hugues de Riedmatten report an elementary "hybrid" quantum network link and demonstrate photonic quantum communication between two distinct quantum ...

dateNov 22, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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