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NIST’s Super Quantum Simulator ‘Entangles’ Hundreds of Ions
Release Date: 06/09/2016

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have “entangled” or linked together the properties of up to 219 beryllium … more

Quantum Spin Squeezing Gets Real
Release Date: 02/26/2016

Today’s atomic clocks are ridiculously accurate. The best of them tell time so well that if they had been running since the Big Bang, by now they … more

NIST Adds to Quantum Computing Toolkit with Mixed-Atom Logic Operations
Release Date: 12/16/2015

BOULDER, Colo. – Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have added to their collection of ingredients for future … more

Observing Edge States in a Quantum Simulation
Release Date: 09/25/2015

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have achieved a major milestone in simulating the dynamics of … more

NIST Team Breaks Distance Record for Quantum Teleportation
Release Date: 09/22/2015

BOULDER, Colo.—Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have “teleported” or transferred quantum information … more

Open-Source Software for Quantum Information
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The software allows real-time experiment control for quantum information systems realized in trapped ions. NIST has partnered with the private … more

UMD and NIST Announce the Creation of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science
Release Date: 10/31/2014

Abby Robinson , UMD 301-405-4575 Center researchers aim to understand how quantum systems can store, transport, process information The University … more

Three's a Charm: NIST Detectors Reveal Entangled Photon Triplets
Release Date: 09/15/2014

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have directly entangled three photons in the most technologically useful state for the first … more

Enriched Silicon: Beyond Six Nines
Release Date: 08/11/2014

Inside the silicon deposition chamber. The glowing piece of unenriched silicon in the center can be heated above 1200 °C to clean the crystal and … more

NIST Therapy for Ultraviolet Laser Beams: Hydrogen-treated Fibers
Release Date: 08/11/2014

To make a better optical fiber for transmitting laser beams, the first idea that comes to mind is probably not a nice long hydrogen bath. … more

NIST Ion Duet Offers Tunable Module for Quantum Simulator
Release Date: 08/06/2014

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a pas de deux of atomic ions that combines the fine … more

Don't Blink! NIST Studies Why Quantum Dots Suffer from 'Fluorescence Intermittency'
Release Date: 05/20/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working in collaboration with the Naval Research Laboratory, have found … more

NIST Demonstrates How Losing Information Can Benefit Quantum Computing
Release Date: 11/25/2013

Suggesting that quantum computers might benefit from losing some data, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Physicists 'Entangle' Microscopic Drum's Beat with Electrical Signals
Release Date: 10/22/2013

Extending evidence of quantum behavior farther into the large-scale world of everyday life, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and … more

Beyond Quantum Simulation: JILA Physicists Create 'Crystal' of Spin-swapping Ultracold Gas Molecules
Release Date: 09/18/2013

Physicists at JILA have created a crystal-like arrangement of ultracold gas molecules that can swap quantum "spin" properties with nearby and … more

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