Reading Time: 6 minutes Quantum mechanics, the theory which rules the microworld of atoms and particles, certainly has the X factor. Unlike many other areas of physics, it is bizarre and counter-intuitive, which makes it dazzling and intriguing.
Author name: Alessandro Fedrizzi
Alessandro Fedrizzi is a professor of physics at Heriot-Watt University. His research focuses on the development of photonic quantum technology and its application to experimental quantum information processing—from foundational research to quantum communication, computation and metrology.