Research report 2020 - Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

Novel functions from the edge of the quantum world

Boschker, Hans; Braak, Daniel; Bredol, Philipp; Mannhart, Jochen
The transition regime between the quantum world and our daily reality based on classical physics offers the possibility to realize phenomena and devices with unheard-of properties and functions. Non-unitary quantum electronics uses this transition regime by combining the evolution of quantum states as described by Schrödinger’s equation with quantum jumps, quantum collapse processes, or the decoherence of quantum waves. Electronic or photonic devices using this combination may work outside the generally accepted fundamental laws of physics.

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