October 16, 2006
A research team at the National Research Council Canada (Ottawa) has developed a method of using laser pulses to control quantum processes.
The method, described in the October 13 issue of Science, was illustrated by changing the outcome of a chemical reaction.
According to Albert Stolow, the NRC team leader, the tool could be used to directly encode nanoscale information or control nanoscale switches.
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