Posts tagged with: photons

This On-Chip Time-Lens Generates Ultrafast Pulses, Could Make Its Way to Quantum Networking

An on-chip femtosecond pulse source would unlock new applications in quantum and optical computing, astronomy, optical communications and beyond. However, it’s been a challenge to integrate tunable and highly efficient...

Seismic Sensing Using Quantum Cryptography Network

Experiment demonstrates that quantum key distribution networks, which are part of highly secure cryptography schemes, can also detect and locate earthquakes....

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Wins 2021 R&D Award for Free-Space Quantum Network Link Architecture

Nine technologies developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory have been selected as R&D 100 Award winners for 2021. Since 1963, this awards program has recognized the 100 most significant technologies transitioned...

Research Breakthrough in Entanglement Could Lead to High-Dimensional Encoding of Quantum Information, Future Quantum Devices

Quantum entanglement—or what Albert Einstein once referred to as “spooky action at a distance”— occurs when two quantum particles are connected to each other, even when millions of miles apart....

Atomic Institute of TU Wien Develops Quantum Cryptographic Keys Faster, Far More Robust Against Interference

Quantum cryptography Records with Higher-Dimensional Photons Quantum cryptography is one of the most promising quantum technologies of our time: Exactly the same information is generated at two different locations, and...

University of Colorado’s New Q-SEnSE Center Producing Cutting Edge Photon Counting Quantum Devices

Researchers at CU Boulder have designed one of the most precise stopwatches yet—not for timing Olympic sprinters and swimmers but for counting single photons, or the tiny packets of energy...