Science & Research

Yale: Predicting Schrodinger’s Cat

Yale:  Predicting Schrodinger’s Cat Physicists can predict the jumps of Schrödinger’s cat (and finally save it) Yale researchers have figured out how to catch and save Schrödinger’s famous cat, the symbol of quantum superposition and unpredictability, by anticipating its jumps and acting in real time […]

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science Request for Information on National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science AGENCY: National Science Foundation. ACTION: Notice of Request for Information. SUMMARY: The National Science and Technology Council […]

Limits of Quantum Communication Networks; Secret Key Capacity Explored

Limits of Quantum Communication Networks; Secret Key Capacity Explored Establishing the ultimate limits of quantum communication networks At the moment, sensitive data is typically encrypted and then sent across fibre-optic cables and other channels together with the digital “keys” needed to decode the information. However, […]

Boosting Efforts to Create Reliable Photonic Quantum Computing, Quantum Key Distribution

Boosting Efforts to Create Reliable Photonic Quantum Computing, Quantum Key Distribution This image shows a false-color scanning electron micrograph of the array used to create place single-photon sources in epitaxial tungsten diselenide. Inset shows the Hanbury-Brown Twiss interferometry measurement proving quantum emission. An innovative method […]

U.S. Air Force Tests Quantum Communication; Quantum Key Distribution

Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrates world’s first daytime free-space quantum communication enabled by adaptive optics.  The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Starfire Optical Range (SOR) recently demonstrated quantum communication in daylight under conditions representative of space-to-Earth satellite links. “This is the world’s first such demonstration, […]

Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

Efficient Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution Author(s): Chun-Hui Zhang, Chun-Mei Zhang, and Qin Wang  To date, only active-decoy-state methods have been adopted in current measurement-device-independent (MDI) quantum key distribution (QKD) protocols, causing security loopholes when modulating multiple light intensities with practical devices. To solve this […]

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019.  The U.S. Senate has introduced a new bill aimed at thwarting China’s intellectual property theft.  The proposed legislation focusses on disruptive technologies.  This includes quantum computing.  Qubit. Excerpts and salient points ~ •  The China Technology […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]

Tangent to Quantum Computing:  Quantum Spin of Electrons Providing High-Capacity Information Storage

Tangent to Quantum Computing:  Quantum Spin of Electrons Providing High-Capacity Information Storage Researchers at Argonne have discovered a way to control the direction of electron spin in a cobalt-iron alloy, influencing its magnetic properties. The result could have implications for more powerful and energy-efficient materials […]