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For the first time, researchers show what an…

[ad_1] An electron trapped in a quantum dot. Image credits: University of Basel.We first learn in school that electrons, like tiny planetary satellites, spin around the atomic nucleus. Then, more advanced physics tells us that…

Geometry of Electron Discovered for First Time

Geometry of Electron Discovered for First Time (via…

[ad_1] Image Courtesy: Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs. Image for representational use onlyEver since Rutherford’s model of atoms, where electrons spin around the nucleus, electrons are imagined as tiny particles having a spherical shape. But there have…

Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron for the First Time

Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron…

[ad_1] Quantum dot containers emitting multi-spectrum light. Image: Antipoff Scientists have created the first geometric map of a single electron, according to a study published Wednesday in the Physical Review Letters. The authors, led by…

complexity theory - CTCs and information time travel — what non-trivial insights do they lead to?

complexity theory – CTCs and information time travel…

[ad_1] Context: In quantum complexity theory and quantum information, there are several papers which study the implications of closed timelike curves (CTCs). In 2008, Aaronson and Watrous published their legendary paper on this topic which…

Manipulating atoms one at a time with an electron beam

Manipulating atoms one at a time with an…

[ad_1] The ultimate degree of control for engineering would be the ability to create and manipulate materials at the most basic level, fabricating devices atom by atom with precise control. Now, scientists at MIT, the…

Manipulating atoms one at a time with an electron beam

Manipulating atoms one at a time with an…

[ad_1] CAMBRIDGE, MA -- The ultimate degree of control for engineering would be the ability to create and manipulate materials at the most basic level, fabricating devices atom by atom with precise control. Now, scientists…