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CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: The Qubit Lab - Optomechanics by Andrew King [refresh]
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Andrew King wrote on Apr. 26, 2014 @ 08:19 GMT
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Usually when we think of mechanics, we think of big, heavy machines, like motors, with all kinds of levers and gearwheels. They seem to have little in common with the strange world of quantum physics that we know from tiny objects like atoms or photons. But thanks to something called Optomechanics... some mechanical devices can be controlled by the quantum world... specifically: a single particle of light.



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Andrew King is a filmmaker and screenwriter from the United States.

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