Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout
Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout
China science

Chinese scientists’ crystal ball foretells future of hack-proof data

  • Experiment traps light in crystal for an hour, smashing the previous record of about a minute, set in Germany
  • The method used could enable sensitive information to be transported securely

Topic |   China science
Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout
Researchers trapped light in a piece of crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved. Photo: Handout
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