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New Advances Using Exotic Matter May Lead to Ultrafast Computing
02/17/2021

New Advances Using Exotic Matter May Lead to Ultrafast Computing

Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers have, for the first time, figured out how to "flip the bits" of an excitonic insulator.
Honglie Ning in the lab
Caltech Professors Receive Sloan Research Fellowships
02/16/2021

Caltech Professors Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech faculty members have been awarded Sloan Research Fellowships for 2021: Nick Hutzler, assistant professor of physics, and Wei Gao, assistant professor of medical engineering.
Photos of Wei Gao and Nick Hutzler
2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
Quantum Internet Tested at Caltech and Fermilab
12/14/2020

Quantum Internet Tested at Caltech and Fermilab

Collaboration achieves sustained high-fidelity quantum teleportation over a distance of 44 kilometers.
Caltech graduate student Samantha Davis analyzing CQNET's quantum teleporation data
The Caltech Effect: Pivot Points
09/24/2020

The Caltech Effect: Pivot Points

The new issue features scientists and engineers who have followed unexpected paths, repurposed technology, and responded nimbly to innovative ideas and urgent needs.
Caltech Effect cover
A Molecular Approach to Quantum Computing
09/01/2020

A Molecular Approach to Quantum Computing

Whitney Clavin
Molecules in quantum superposition could help in the development of quantum computers.
Illustration of molecules in superposition
Quantum Innovations Achieved Using Alkaline-Earth Atoms
08/27/2020

Quantum Innovations Achieved Using Alkaline-Earth Atoms

Whitney Clavin
Through the manipulation of so-called alkaline-earth atoms, researchers have made strides in a leading quantum computer strategy.
Illustration of entangled atoms
Caltech Faculty to Advance Future Quantum Science Efforts
08/26/2020

Caltech Faculty to Advance Future Quantum Science Efforts

Whitney Clavin
Caltech faculty will help innovate quantum technologies by participating in four of five new Department of Energy quantum science centers.
Quantum processors
Quantum Fluctuations Can "Kick" Objects on the Human Scale
07/02/2020

Quantum Fluctuations Can "Kick" Objects on the Human Scale

A new LIGO Laboratory study demonstrates how the minuscule happenings of the quantum world can affect large, everyday objects.
picture of LIGO's mirrors
"Tweezer Clock" May Help Tell Time More Precisely
12/23/2019

"Tweezer Clock" May Help Tell Time More Precisely

Whitney Clavin
A new optical atomic clock makes ultra-precise time measurements
Adam Shaw, Ivaylo Madjarov and Manuel Endres in the lab.
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