The team from Yokohama National University has just become the first to perform "miracles": they teleport a light photon into an empty space inside a diamond.
A comparison to study teleportation is easier to understand: imagine that you see the light from a reflector inside a diamond, when you put the diamond in another room and the lamp is still In the same position, the light in the diamond remains. Basically, that's exactly what scientists can do, but instead of light from the whole lamp, they can only do with one photon.
According to EurekAlert's press release, this is how scientists perform "magic":
To regulate an electron and a carbon isotope in the space … the team attached a wire the size of người of human hair to the surface of the diamond. They introduced microwaves and radio waves to create a magnetic field that vibrates around the diamond.
Then adjust the microwaves to create the ideal conditions to be able to carry quantum information inside the diamond.
The gap inside the gemstone is actually a natural fault, a hole that should have carbon but in fact lacks. Thanks to that gap, the research team could put photons in.
Science still uses photons to perform quantum entanglement tests – two matter particles that are tightly attached no matter how far away they are, the state of a particle will immediately affect the state of the other particle. Through that tight link.
Taking advantage of that bizarre action, quantum teleportation allowed a particle's state to be transferred to another particle without any physical impact. Just like instantaneous teleportation in science fiction movies, but instead of moving objects from one place to another, quantum teleportation is used to transmit information between a pair of quantum puppets.
This is a great achievement. Using a new study, the team at Yokohama University put a photon into a theoretical space that could not be invaded; This research can lay the foundation for an absolutely secure information network.
Refer to TheNextWeb