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Noise put to use

Through stochastic resonance, noise-driven fluctuations make an otherwise weak periodic signal accessible. Experiments have now reported quantum stochastic resonance, which arises from intrinsic quantum fluctuations rather than external noise.

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Fig. 1: Illustration of stochastic resonance.


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Ludwig, S. Noise put to use. Nat. Phys. 15, 310–311 (2019).

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