Quantum information

A recent experiment has created a one-way quantum network between two labs, reaching a milestone on the path to creating a quantum internet.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Two independent research groups have created the first superconducting quantum computers that can operate above 1 K, overcoming a major obstacle.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
A month worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Researchers create a 10-qubit register that can hold its quantum state for more than a minute.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers can now measure individual phonons -- a single unit of sound.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
A new way to measure vibrations may eventually help detect gravitational waves and store quantum memory.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
New research finds the optical effect previously produced using strictly quantum techniques may have broader applications.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The technique could help scientists better understand why certain materials have the properties they do.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Physicists are exploring new ways to improve the accuracy of global clock networks essential to applications such as GPS.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Chinese scientists have built two major quantum infrastructure projects, and the race is on to take the next step.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers' experiment could test concepts of quantum gravity and reveal a potential key to a "theory of everything."
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Physicists show how switching positive and negative charges in graphene could make the first quantum time mirror.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor