Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics
The least physics you need is a lot in ‘Quantum Mechanics’
Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman walk readers through the basics needed to understand the quantum realm.

Quantum Physics
Nobel laureates offer new interpretations of quantum mysteries
Two Nobel laureates offer novel interpretations to explain the mysteries of quantum mechanics.

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Quantum cryptography could shed test for hackers
An added protection of a proposed quantum cryptography method makes eavesdropping nearly impossible.
By Andrew Grant 
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Nextgen quantum teleportation in just 2 photons
Researchers teleport quantum information between two photons instead of the standard three.
By Andrew Grant 
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Major step taken toward errorfree computing
Physicists have achieved nearly perfect control over a bit of quantum information, bringing them a step closer to errorfree computation.

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Shor’s codebreaking algorithm inspired reflections on quantum information
Twenty years ago, physicists met in Santa Fe to explore the ramifications of quantum information.

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Excitons’ motions captured in images
Scientists have observed how quasiparticles called excitons move.

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Quantum experts discuss the measurement problem: A transcript from 1994
A fairly complete transcript of a discussion about quantum physics on May 19, 1994, the last day of a workshop in Santa Fe, N.M., evolves into a more general discussion of the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the quantum measurement problem.

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Robert Redford film foretold Shor’s quantum computing bombshell
Twenty years ago, Peter Shor showed how quantum computers could break secret codes, turning the movie Sneakers from fiction to fact.

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Small step taken for quantum communication
A single atom can change the state of a photon, which may help build quantum networks.

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U.S. marches to tick of new clock
The atomic clock NISTF2 has launched as the country’s official civilian time and frequency standard.

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Finding a quantum way to make free will possible
Maybe quantum influences from the Big Bang make humans unpredictable, permitting the possibility of free will.