News on Quantum physics in 2018
An important step towards completely secure quantum communication networks
27 November 2018
Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have recently succeeded in boosting the storage time of quantum information, using a small glass container filled with room temperature atoms, taking an important step towards a secure quantum encoded distribution network.
Bohr-scientists figure out how to measure electrical activity in a fetal heart
01 November 2018
Active noise control for a quantum drum
31 October 2018
Researchers of the Schliesser Lab at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, have demonstrated a new way to address a central problem in quantum physics, a result that has potential applications in ultraprecise sensors.
A billion Euros for quantum research
29 October 2018
Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen are part of a high-profile European research collaboration where the EU will spend a billion euros to develop quantum technologies, which will provide us with 100 % secure communication, new supercomputers and more sensitive measuring equipment.
Boosting gravitational wave detectors with quantum tricks
03 September 2018
A group of scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute (NBI) at the University of Copenhagen will soon start developing a new line of technical equipment in order to dramatically improve gravitational wave detectors.
One more spin makes the whole difference. Success with complex quantum states at the Niels Bohr Institute
23 July 2018
Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have, for the first time, succeeded in producing, controlling and understanding complex quantum states based on two electron spins connected to a superconductor.
Neutron scattering brings us a step closer to the quantum computer
29 March 2018
A major challenge for future quantum computers is that you have to keep the quantum information long enough to make calculations on it – but the information only has a very short lifespan, often less than a microsecond.