The scientists managed to take a photo of two photons linked by a quantum entanglement, marking the first time that the strange phenomenon was captured with a camera.
The image shows two photons linked by a quantum entanglement, which means they react instantly to the changes that occur, even if they are separated by a large physical distance, according to a study published Friday in the newspaper. Progress of science. This first photographic evidence of entanglement could help scientists better understand new technologies. New atlaslike quantum computers or cryptography.
According to the study, taking the picture was not an easy task. Glasgow University physicists fabricated a camera to capture 40,000 frames per second of an experimental setup that they maintained at -30 degrees Celsius in black. They then had to comb through thousands of frames to find signs of entanglement.
"The image we managed to capture is an elegant demonstration of a fundamental property of nature, seen for the first time in the form of an image," said Glasgow physicist Paul-Antoine Moreau. New atlas. "This is an exciting result that could be used to advance the emerging field of quantum computing and lead to new types of imaging."
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