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The Big Bell Test-Global physics experiment challenges Einstein with the help of 100,000 volunteers 2018-05-11
·    Simultaneous experiments on five continents challenge Einstein’s principle of local realism.
·    Participants contributed to the experiment generating more than 90 million bits, unpredictably choosing among measurements to escape a paradox known as the “freedom-of-choice loophole”.
·    The study has been published in Nature.
On November 30th, 2016, more than 100,...
Satellite-based Photon Entanglement Distributed Over 1200 Kilometers 2017-06-16
A team of Chinese scientists has realized the satellite-based distribution of entangled photon pairs over 1200 km. The photon pairs were demonstrated to be still entangled after travelling long distances and Bell’s inequality was shown to be violated under strict Einstein locality conditions. 

This experiment was made through two satellite-to-ground downlinks with a summed length va...
A Step Towards Satellite Constellation-Based Quantum Communication 2017-08-01
A team of scientists led by Prof. PAN Jianwei and his colleagues PENG Chengzhi and ZHANG Qiang from the University of Science and Technology of China demonstrated a 53-km free-space quantum key distribution (QKD) during the daytime, the ground-based experiments addressing high channel loss and noise of daylight, thus confirms the feasibility of satellite constellation (SC)-based globa...
Double quantum-teleportation milestone is Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year 2015-12-11
The Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year goes to Jian-Wei Pan and Chaoyang Lu of the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, for being the first to achieve the simultaneous quantum teleportation of two inherent properties of a fundamental particle – the photon. Nine other achievements are highly commended and cover topics ranging from astronomy to medical physi...
China year's top domestic, int'l science news 2013 2014-03-11

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) on Friday unveiled their selection of top 10 domestic and international science news stories from 2013.
The top 10 domestic science news stories include: the soft-landing of Chang'e-3 on the moon; the successful launch of the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft; the quantum anomalous Ha...
China Focus: Top natural science prize honors superconductor findings 2014-03-11
BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Following a three-year vacancy, China's top natural science prize in its annual national science award was given for the discovery of iron-based compounds as high-temperature superconductors and research on their traits.
Superconductivity refers to a phenomenon where electrons travel with no resistance when a conducting material, known as a superconductor,...
China unveils top 10 sci-tech news events of 2012: Quantum info processing 2013-01-21
BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, or the country's elite think-tank duo, unveiled on Saturday top 10 news events of domestic science and technology progress for the year 2012. 
Selected via a vote by academicians from both organizations, the 10 news events are as follows:
-- Three Chinese astronauts on June 24 successfully com...
China’s Top Ten S&T News Events in 2010: Quantum teleportation achieved over 16 km 2011-01-22
Top ten S&T news events in China, voted out by 557 academicians at Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering for 2010, were announced on January 19, 2011 in Beijing.
1. Successful launch of Chang'e-II, a lunar probe satellite, and the start of China’s moon probe project
2. China’s Tianhe-1 becomes the fastest supercomputer in the world
3. China’s manned deep-wa...
China's top ten Sci-Tech breakthroughs in 2009 :Chinese scientists’ breakthrough in quantum computer research 2010-01-22
563 academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE ) reviewed big achievements made by Chinese and abroad scientists in 2009 and decided on top ten science and technology breakthroughs within and without China. Their choices were released on January 20, 2010. 
 Ranging from the first, China's top ten Sci-Tech breakthroughs are:
1. China...
China’s Top Ten S&T Events in 2008: Quantum repeaters perfectly realized 2009-01-20
China’s top ten S&T events in 2008, selected through the vote by 552 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, were unveiled on January 18, 2009 in Beijing. 
Prof. PAN Jianwei and his coworkers YUAN Zhensheng and CHEN Yuao at the University of Science and Technology of China, realized for the first time in the world the entanglement exchanges...
China's top 10 S&T developments in 2007: HFNL researchers create largest ever photonic "Schrödinger cat" 2008-01-23
Under the auspices of the Academic Divisions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Science Times, a selection of China's 10 most significant developments in science and technology in 2007 was recently made in Beijing. Some 540 Members of CAS and CAE took part in the voting. Its results were released on Jan. 20.
HFNL researchers were...
China's top 10 S&T news events in 2006:Quantum teleportation of two-qubit composite system 2006-12-31
By October 2006, a research team from the HFNL, USTC had successfully achieved for the first time the quantum teleportation of a two-qubit composite system as well as the manipulation of a six-photon entangled state.
The research group led by Prof.PAN Jianwei developed a unique six-photon interferometer in the experiment, which transferred the combined polarization state of two photo...
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