Position and momentum can be predicted more precisely than Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle and Provide a Measurement of Entanglement

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A group of scientists from LMU and the ETH in Zurich, including Professor Matthias Christandl, has now shown that position and momentum can be predicted more precisely than Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle would lead one to expect, if the recipient makes use of a quantum memory that …

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Carnival of Nuclear Energy 11 – modern used Nuclear fuel cannot be used to make a bomb and Fuji Molten Salt Thorium Reactor Fund Raising

1. Dan Yurman’s Idaho Samizdat covers Bob Herbert’s hatchet job at the New York Times. New York Times columnist Bob Herbert did more than peddle fear, uncertainty, and doubt about nuclear energy in his columnpublished July 19 on the newspaper’s OP ED page. In a piece which overflows with florid language, Herbert bought into the …

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Silicon micro-ring resonator could help advance nanomanipulation

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Schematic illustration of particle revolving around silicon micro-ring resonator, propelled by optical forces. To trap and hold tiny microparticles, engineers at Harvard have “put a ring on it,” using a silicon-based circular resonator to confine particles stably for up to several minutes. The advance, published in …

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Outline for Key Approaches to Reducing Usage of Coal and Oil

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 62% of the world’s energy usage is from coal (26%) and oil (36%). 50% of oil is used for cars and trucks. There are one billion cars and trucks in the world and we add 55-65 million each year. So getting older cars and trucks to …

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Stem cells from blood

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Blood drawn with a simple needle stick can be coaxed into producing stem cells that may have the ability to form any type of tissue in the body, three independent papers report in the July 2 Cell Stem Cell. The new technique will allow scientists to …

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Progress to Room Temperature Diamond Quantum Computers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A promising building block for room-temperature quantum computing is the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) center The nitrogen-vacancy (NV) center consists of a substitutional nitrogen atom and an adjacent vacancy in diamond can feature near-unity quantum efficiency, a homogeneous line width, and long electronic spin decoherence time at room-temperature. …

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How Much Gender Imbalance in a Country Before There are Societal Problems ?

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software There has been concern about the sex ratio (baby boys to baby girls) in China. The sex ratio is normally about 103 to 107 boys for every 100 girls. Recent analysis indicates that 3 million children are hidden each year in China and this action overstated …

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SGI Announces Hybrid Computing Platform to Deliver a Petaflop in a Single Cabinet

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software SGI a global leader in HPC and data center solutions, today announced at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC, SC10) that it has developed a breakthrough hybrid computing platform that will deliver a petaflop of performance within a single cabinet. (A petaflop is defined as a thousand …

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Japan delays a restart of a reactor and Namibia is working to Quadruple Uranium Production by 2015

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Monday it has delayed the planned restart of the 1,100-megawatt No.1 nuclear unit at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant for an unplanned inspection and repairs. The quake-hit reactor was slated to be restarted on May 22, but in tests before the …

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Glucose BioFuel Cell Can Power Implants and Artifiical Organs and Burn off Extra Calories to Solve Obesity

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software PLoS One – A Glucose BioFuel Cell Implanted in Rats The team surgically implanted the sugar powered device in the abdominal cavity of two rats. The maximum power of the device was 6.5 microwatts, which approaches the 10 microwatts required by pacemakers. They calculated they obtained …

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Japan reactivates Monju nuclear breeder reactor

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Japan’s Atomic Energy Agency has restarted the Monju fast neutron reactor. The facility, called Monju, was shut down in 1995 following a fire. The fast-breeder reactor was declared reactivated by Monju’s director general, Kazuo Mukai, after one of its control rods, which had been inserted to …

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