Physics

Eugene KimEugene Kim has developed a formula to measure entanglement - a fundamental property of quantum mechanics - in superconductors.

Physicist brings entanglement framework to realm of superconductors

Quantum computers have the potential to be significantly more powerful than today’s fastest silicon-based processors, and a central ingredient behind their power is a fundamental property of quantum mechanics known as “entanglement”.

Now a UWindsor physics professor has developed a mathematical formalism for characterizing entanglement in an important class of materials, marking an important step in understanding these systems and a potential contribution toward quantum computing.

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Gordon DrakeGordon Drake is part of a team of physicists who determined the exact critical charge for two-electron atoms that form elements like helium.

Physicists settle great debate over two-electron atoms

Going back to the days of Sir Isaac Newton, there have always been certain problems of physics and mathematics that seem all-but unsolvable.

Many of those persist today, and the list is a lengthy one. What is dark matter made of? What causes a supernova to explode? Is there a grand unification theory, or a ‘theory of everything,’ which explains all fundamental physical constants?

Roman and DmitryRoman Maev and Dmitry Gavrilov pose with their thermographic analysis equipment at the Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research.

Physicists use high-tech methods to analyze priceless art works

Walk in to the Louvre, take a flash photo of the Mona Lisa and chances are you’ll be promptly escorted out by some rather unhappy security guards. Besides obvious copyright and security concerns, museum curators take a dim view of light from flashbulbs hitting the priceless art works for which they’re responsible.

Dalhousie physics professor Kimberley HallDalhousie physics professor Kimberley Hall will discuss her research into quantum computing Friday on the UWindsor campus.

Physicist to describe approaches to quantum computing

Dalhousie physics professor Kimberley Hall will discuss her research into quantum computing Friday on the UWindsor campus.

cold spray technology scientistsFrom left, research associates Dmitry Dzhurinskiy, Volf Leschynsky, IDIR associate director Emil Strumban, and technician Damir Ziganshin examine a bottle of the powder composition being used to coat repair welds at the top of the Hanna Street water tower.

Spray technology extends life of water tower

Scientists from the university's Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research have used a powder composition with a cold spray process to coat and extend the life of repair welds at the top of the Hanna Street water tower.