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What is Quantum Physics? Dancers Explain

Quantum physics drives much of the research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Explaining this research is a challenge, because

Computing with Single Atoms

As features on silicon microchips continue to shrink, the final frontier of miniaturization is a transistor on the scale of a single atom – a technology that

Photons by the Numbers

A NIST team is at work on what promises to be one of the world's most accurate methods for generating a specified number of photons, and has devised a method to