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Quantum key distribution network accurately measures ground vibration

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has found that quantum key distribution (QKD) networks can be used to accurately measure ground vibration. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the group describes their implementation of a twin-field, fiber-based QKD network over a distance of 658 km. They also determined that…… Continue reading Quantum key distribution network accurately measures ground vibration

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Energy can move from a colder region to a hotter one – but the second law of thermodynamics is safe

Can energy move from a colder to a hotter region in a material without violating the second law of thermodynamics? Yes, according to physicists from Trinity College Dublin and the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, who discovered that a quantum effect sometimes forces current to flow around the edges of a sample in a way that…… Continue reading Energy can move from a colder region to a hotter one – but the second law of thermodynamics is safe

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CONVOCATORIA de proceso selectivo para la cobertura de una plaza de personal laboral temporal en el CEM

Proceso selectivo https://www.cem.es/es/node/4127 Grupo Profesional M3 – Especialidad Investigación Convocatoria 2022 – Laboral Temporal (EMPIR TRaMM-QUANTUM POWER-COMET) Convocatoria RESOLUCIÓN de la Subsecretaría del Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo por la que se convoca proceso selectivo en el Centro Español de Metrología para la cobertura de una plaza de personal laboral temporal, grupo profesional M3-…… Continue reading CONVOCATORIA de proceso selectivo para la cobertura de una plaza de personal laboral temporal en el CEM

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Machine learning, harnessed to extreme computing, aids fusion energy development

MIT research scientists Pablo Rodriguez-Fernandez and Nathan Howard have just completed one of the most demanding calculations in fusion science—predicting the temperature and density profiles of a magnetically confined plasma via first-principles simulation of plasma turbulence. Solving this problem by brute force is beyond the capabilities of even the most advanced supercomputers. Instead, the researchers…… Continue reading Machine learning, harnessed to extreme computing, aids fusion energy development

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WORKSHOP “PRIME MATTERS”

The Prime Matters workshop aims to bring together world experts in theoretical condensed matter, quantum information and statistical physics. These three areas of physics have many points of contact. The systems integrable are the basis for understanding many condensed matter systems, which also benefit of an approach typical of quantum information theory, based on entanglement…… Continue reading WORKSHOP “PRIME MATTERS”