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#Quantummechanics

Scientists succeed in measuring electron spin qubit without demolishing it

This type of “non-demolition” measurement is important for creating quantum computers that are fault tolerant.

2 Mar 2020 Nature Communications

Study puts spin into quantum technologies

The ability to control the spin of atom-like impurities in 2D material hexagonal boron-nitride demonstrated.

24 Feb 2020 Nature Materials

Entangled laser beams improve the resolution of gravitational-wave detectors

Quantum noise is a limiting issue in high-precision measurements of gravitational waves.

11 Feb 2020 Nature Photonics

Using sound and light to generate ultra-fast data transfer

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the control of terahertz quantum cascade lasers, which could lead to the transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second.

11 Feb 2020 Nature Communications

Quantum fluctuations stabilize high-temperature superconductors

The result suggests that superconductivity approaching room temperature may be possible in hydrogen-rich compounds at much lower pressures than previously expected.

5 Feb 2020 Nature

New quantum switch turns metals into insulators

UBC researchers have found a new way to switch the electrical conduction in materials from on to off.

3 Feb 2020 Nature Physics

IoP physicists cool an atom-ion mixture to the quantum regime

These advances have put both atomic and ionic systems at the frontier of quantum technologies aimed at developing quantum computers and ultra-precise atomic clocks.

3 Feb 2020 Nature Physics

A quantum of solid

It is well known that quantum properties of individual atoms can be controlled and manipulated by laser light.

30 Jan 2020 Science

How sensitive can a quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology.

17 Jan 2020 Nature Communications

Tuning optical resonators gives researchers control over transparency

Method has ramifications for quantum computing, communications and more.

13 Jan 2020 Nature Physics

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