News tagged with quantum technology

'Scrambled light' wavemeter breakthrough

A breakthrough innovation in the measurement of lasers can measure changes one millionth of the size of an atom and could revolutionize their use in quantum technologies and healthcare thanks to new, lower-cost technology.

dateJun 05, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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The mystery of quantum computers

Our computers, even the fastest ones, seem unable to withstand the needs of the enormous quantity of data produced in our technological society. That's why scientists are working on computers using quantum physics, or quantum ...

dateMay 26, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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How to counterfeit quantum money

A Polish/Czech research team has demonstrated how even a seemingly ultrasecure form of money, designed using quantum mechanics can have a potentially important security loophole putting it at risk of forgery. But this highlights ...

dateMar 17, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Will androids dream of quantum sheep?

Quantum replicants of responsive systems can be more efficient than classical models, say researchers from the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore, because classical models have to store more past information than ...

dateFeb 13, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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