Sunday, September 25, 2022

Quantum mechanics

How does water turn into ice? Scientists simulated the initial steps of ice formation

The resulting simulation describes how water molecules transition into solid ice with quantum accuracy.

Scientists tested quantum electrodynamics more accurately than ever

The agreement of the results is an impressive confirmation of the standard model of physics.

Quantum electrodynamics proven to be 100 times more accurate than previous tests

Scientists succeeded in investigating QED predictions with unprecedented resolution.

Scientists produced twin photons with different quantum dots

Twin photons from unequal sources.

Previously undetectable quantum excitation discovered

It is a magnetic relative of the mass-defining Higgs Boson particle.

Scientists successfully trapped excitons in electric fields

The new technique is important for creating single-photon sources as well as for basic research.

A step closer to making terahertz technology usable in the real world

A new effect in two-dimensional conductive systems that promises improved performance of terahertz detectors.

Wormholes help shed light on the black hole information paradox

A mathematical analysis helps illuminate the puzzle over how information escapes from a black hole.

Harnessing electrons to make synthetic dimensions

Rice University lab manipulates ultracold Rydberg atoms to mimic quantum interactions.

Quantum marbles in a bowl of light

An international study shows which factors determine the speed limit for quantum computations.

Generating quantum states of sound inside a microscopic device

Towards quantum states of sound.

Unique quantum-mechanical interaction unveiled between electrons and topological defects

Quantum physics across dimensions: Unidirectional Kondo Scattering.

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