Tag Archives: Quantum Mechanics

Efficient Detection of Microwave Photons

A new single-photon detector minimizes false positives by ensuring that a qubit switches to its excited state if and only if a photon enters a microwave resonator.  Continue reading

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Localized electric field manipulates a nuclear spin

The atom-level control could provide the precision required for some quantum computing applications. Continue reading

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Excited Molecules Escape Their Trap

The loss of ultracold molecules from an optical trap comes from optical excitation of the complexes that form when two of the molecules collide.  Continue reading

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Localized electric field manipulates a nuclear spin

Nuclear electric resonance provides the atom-level control required for some quantum computing applications.  Continue reading

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A Time Crystal Without a Driver

A calculation shows that an elusive, isolated quantum time crystal may not be far from reality. Continue reading

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The hydrodynamics of a quantum fluid

The behavior of a one-dimensional gas of ultracold atoms confirms a generalized theory. Continue reading

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Ultracold atoms flow on a chip

An experiment confirms a generalized theory of hydrodynamics in the case of a one-dimensional quantum fluid. Continue reading

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