Intricately-shaped pulses of light pave a speedway for the accelerated dynamics of quantum particles, enabling faster switching of a quantum bit. Image courtesy Peter Allen.

Fast track control accelerates switching of quantum bits

From laptops to cellphones, today’s technology advances through the ever-increasing speed of directing electric charges in circuits. Similarly, speeding up control over quantum states in atomic and nanoscale systems could lead to leaps for the emerging field of quantum technology.

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The galloping evolution in seahorses

An international research collaboration, which includes Konstanz evolutionary biologists and genome researchers, has sequenced the entire genome of the seahorse and investigated essential mechanisms of evolution

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"A special distinction"

Professor Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger, Rector of the University of Konstanz, receives honorary doctorate from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev

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