gas of rubidium atoms

Mini toolkit for measurements: New NIST chip hints at quantum sensors of the future

As described in Optica, NIST's prototype chip was used to generate infrared light at a wavelength of 780 nanometers, precisely enough to be used as a length…

High-speed quantum memory for photons

Even today, fast data transfer in telecommunication networks employs short light pulses. Ultra broadband technology uses optical fiber links through which…

High-speed Quantum Memory for Photons

Even today, fast data transfer in telecommunication networks employs short light pulses. Ultra broadband technology uses optical fiber links through which…

OU professor teams with German scientists on discovery of rare molecule

The team used a gas of rubidium atoms cooled to a temperature of 3 millionths of a degree above absolute zero to produce the molecule. The longest-lived…