The Light of Silence

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 06:21 in Physics & Chemistry

Scientists have found a way of protecting quantum systems against noise using adaptively ‘shaped` pulses of laser light. Quantum systems are notoriously fragile as interactions with their surroundings disturb them - rather like an orchestra trying to stay in tune in a very noisy environment. The stability of quantum systems is essential for any engineering at the quantum level.

Read the whole article on Physorg

More from Physorg

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net