Physicists embark on a hunt for a long-sought quantum glow

Journal Reference: Barbara Šoda, Vivishek Sudhir, Achim Kempf. Acceleration-Induced Effects in Stimulated Light-Matter Interactions. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (16) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.163603 Since the 1970s when it was first proposed, the Unruh effect has eluded detection, mainly because the probability of seeing the effect is infinitesimally small, requiring either enormous accelerations or vast amounts of … Read more

Physicists create extremely compressible ‘fuel of mild’

Journal Reference: Erik Busley, Leon Espert Miranda, Andreas Redmann, Christian Kurtscheid, Kirankumar Karkihalli Umesh, Frank Vewinger, Martin Weitz and Julian Schmitt. Compressibility and the Equation of State of an Optical Quantum Gas in a Box. Science, 2022 DOI: 10.1126/science.abm2543 If you plug the outlet of an air pump with your finger, you can still push … Read more

Physicists ‘shine’ light on inner details and breakup of simple nucleus

Journal Reference: M. S. Abdallah et al. Probing the Gluonic Structure of the Deuteron with J/ψ Photoproduction in d Au Ultraperipheral Collisions. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (12) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.122303 The collisions took place at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility for nuclear physics research … Read more

Physicists show how frequencies can easily be multiplied without special circuitry

Journal Reference: Chris Koerner, Rouven Dreyer, Martin Wagener, Niklas Liebing, Hans G. Bauer, Georg Woltersdorf. Frequency multiplication by collective nanoscale spin-wave dynamics. Science, 2022; 375 (6585): 1165 DOI: 10.1126/science.abm6044 Digital technologies and devices are already responsible for about ten percent of global electricity consumption, and the trend is rising sharply. “It is therefore necessary to … Read more

Physicists publish on X-ray lasers taking pictures of complex molecules

Journal Reference: Rebecca Boll, Julia M. Schäfer, Benoît Richard, Kilian Fehre, Gregor Kastirke, Zoltan Jurek, Markus S. Schöffler, Malik M. Abdullah, Nils Anders, Thomas M. Baumann, Sebastian Eckart, Benjamin Erk, Alberto De Fanis, Reinhard Dörner, Sven Grundmann, Patrik Grychtol, Alexander Hartung, Max Hofmann, Markus Ilchen, Ludger Inhester, Christian Janke, Rui Jin, Max Kircher, Katharina Kubicek, … Read more

Physicists discover method for emulating nonlinear quantum electrodynamics in a laboratory setting

Physicists discover method for emulating nonlinear quantum electrodynamics in a laboratory setting – NovLink Home Mash H Physicists discover method for emulating nonlinear quantum electrodynamics in a laboratory setting We wish to give thanks to the writer of this article for this remarkable material Physicists discover method for emulating nonlinear quantum electrodynamics in a laboratory … Read more

Physicists harness electrons to make ‘artificial dimensions’

Journal Reference: S. K. Kanungo, J. D. Whalen, Y. Lu, M. Yuan, S. Dasgupta, F. B. Dunning, K. R. A. Hazzard, T. C. Killian. Realizing topological edge states with Rydberg-atom synthetic dimensions. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-28550-y Rice University physicists are pushing spatial boundaries in new experiments. They’ve learned to control electrons in … Read more

Physicists watch as ultracold atoms form a crystal of quantum tornadoes

Journal Reference: Biswaroop Mukherjee, Airlia Shaffer, Parth B. Patel, Zhenjie Yan, Cedric C. Wilson, Valentin Crépel, Richard J. Fletcher, Martin Zwierlein. Crystallization of bosonic quantum Hall states in a rotating quantum gas. Nature, 2022; 601 (7891): 58 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04170-2 But in the quantum world, the behavior of individual atoms is governed by the eerie principle … Read more

Physicists exploit space and time symmetries to control quantum materials

Journal Reference: Charles Andrew Downing, Vasil Arkadievich Saroka. Exceptional points in oligomer chains. Communications Physics, 2021; 4 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s42005-021-00757-3 Two theoretical physicists, from the University of Exeter (United Kingdom) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (in Trondheim, Norway), have built a quantum theory describing a chain of quantum resonators satisfying space reflection … Read more

Physicists describe photons’ characteristics to protect future quantum computing

Journal Reference: Denis R. Candido, Michael E. Flatt. Suppression of the Optical Linewidth and Spin Decoherence of a Quantum Spin Center in a p-n Diode. PRX Quantum, 2021 [abstract] But even that may have a weakness: Encrypted information could be decoded by future quantum computers that would try many keys simultaneously and rapidly find the … Read more