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International R&D venture to probe quantum optics

New Max Planck Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics brings together researchers from two leading quantum photonics centers.

Wed 17 Jan 18 from optics.org

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Gyroscopes lead scientists to unusual state of matter in a disorganized structure

You don't have to be perfectly organized to pull off a wave, according to University of Chicago scientists.

Mon 15 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Scientists found excitons in nickel oxide for the first time

Russian scientists from Ural Federal University (UrFU), together with their colleagues from Institute of Metal Physics of the Ural Department of Russian Academy of Sciences, have studied fundamental ...

Mon 15 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Quantum speed limit may put brakes on quantum computers

Over the past five decades, standard computer processors have gotten increasingly faster. In recent years, however, the limits to that technology have become clear: Chip components can only ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Quantum leap: Computational approach launches new paradigm in electronic structure theory

A group of researchers specializing in quantum calculations has proposed a radically new computational approach to solving the complex many-particle Schrdinger equation, which holds the key ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from ScienceDaily

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What sort of stream networks do scientific ideas flow along?

"Panta rhei, everything flows." If Heraclitus of Ephesus was correct, ideas, like rivers, should flow. Tracking the flow of ordinary ideas can be difficult. In the case of scientific ideas, ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Breaking bad metals with neutrons

By exploiting the properties of neutrons to probe electrons in a metal, a team of researchers led by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has gained new insight ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Pulses of light to encrypt data and protect security of cryptocurrencies

Data travels through thousands of miles of fiber optic cables underneath the world's oceansvia pulses of light. And according to experts, the data in these cables is at great risk of being ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Developing a secure, un-hackable net

A method of securely communicating between multiple quantum devices has been developed by a UCL-led team of scientists, bringing forward the reality of a large-scale, un- hackable quantum network.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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