quantum physics

Women Wunderkinds

To celebrate this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we take a look at eight shining examples of scientific excellence in Asia.

Scientists From Asia Among 2022 Breakthrough Prize Winners

Three scientists from Japanese institutions won the 2022 Breakthrough Prizes for their foundational work in fundamental physics and mathematics.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Loh Huanqian

The quantum realm is Professor Loh Huanqian’s playground, where she assembles atoms and molecules like Lego blocks to achieve scalable quantum computing.

Pan Jianwei: China’s Father Of Quantum

From unhackable video chats to ultra-secure data transmission, China's Pan Jianwei is laying the groundwork for a quantum future in more ways than one.

Pushing The Boundaries Of Physics In Asia

Even as Asia's leading physicists break new ground in quantum and space technologies, they retain a deep reverence for ancient traditions that others may never fathom.

Manipulating Materials On The Quantum Scale

With the help of tiny scaffolds called dendrimers, researchers from Japan have developed a new way to precisely control the production of quantum-sized materials.

China Uses Quantum Satellite To Send ‘Secret Key’ Over 1,000km

They were able to exchange a cryptographic key over 1,000 kilometers, illustrating the possibility of a future global quantum communication network.

L’Oréal-UNESCO Honors Four Asian Scientists

The L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards For Women in Science acknowledge outstanding women who are pushing the frontiers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

A Quantum Leap Into The Future

By harnessing the unique properties of quantum mechanics, scientists are developing radically new technologies to make the internet impenetrable to hackers.

Teleporting Quantum Information In A Diamond

Researchers in Japan have made use of nitrogen-vacancy defects to teleport quantum information within a diamond.