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July 3, 2015

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July 3, 2015

Quantum Hall Effect: Quantization of 'Surface Dirac States' Could Lead to Exotic Applications

Apr. 14, 2015 — Researchers have uncovered the first evidence of an unusual quantum phenomenon -- the integer quantum Hall effect -- in a new type of film, called a 3-D topological insulator. This discovery could ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Researchers have discovered a new way of manipulating the magnetic domain walls in ultrathin magnets that could one day revolutionize the electronics industry through a technology called ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Physicists have narrowed the theoretical limits for where the 'speed limit' lies for quantum computers. The findings, which offer a better description of how quickly information can travel ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Scientists have encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, bringing the construction of affordable large-scale quantum computers one step closer to ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Chemists have reviewed the potential for graphene-organic composite materials in electronics. The researchers show how organic semiconductors can be used to better process graphene, and to tune its ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Researchers have discovered that large area graphene is able to preserve electron spin over an extended period, and communicate it over greater distances than had previously been known. This has ... read more

'Goldilocks Material' Could Change Spintronics

Mar. 24, 2015 — Attempting to develop a novel type of permanent magnet, a team of researchers has discovered a new class of magnetic materials based on Mn-Ga alloys. Described as a zero-moment half metal, the new ... read more

Quantum Computing: One Step Closer With Defect-Free Logic Gate

Mar. 19, 2015 — What does hair styling have in common with quantum computing? The braiding pattern has inspired scientists as a potential new approach to quantum calculation. But due to their tight assembly, such ... read more

Feb. 17, 2015 — A team of researchers is exploring new materials that could yield higher computational speeds and lower power consumption, even in harsh ... read more

Feb. 12, 2015 — Supercomputers used to find new class of materials that exhibit exotic matter state known as the quantum spin Hall effect. The researchers propose a new type of transistor made from these ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — Constructing tiny "mirrors" to trap light increases the efficiency with which photons can pick up and transmit information about electronic spin states -- which is essential for scaling up ... read more

Jan. 27, 2015 — Researchers have uncovered a promising new pathway to valleytronics, a potential quantum computing technology in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons moving through ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Graphene has many desirable properties. Magnetism alas is not one of them. Magnetism can be induced in graphene by doping it with magnetic impurities, but this tends to disrupt graphene's ... read more

Jan. 21, 2015 — Scientists have revealed a superfluid phase in ultra-low temperature 2D materials, creating the potential for electronic devices which dissipate very little ... read more

Jan. 7, 2015 — Researchers have derived a new set of equations that allows for calculating electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) transition probabilities with arbitrary alignment and polarization of the exciting ... read more

Dec. 29, 2014 — Scientists taken a major step forward in effectively enhancing the fluorescent light emission of diamond nitrogen vacancy centers -- a key step to using the atom-sized defects in future quantum ... read more

Dec. 18, 2014 — If data could be encoded without current, it would require much less energy and make things like low-power, instant-on computing a ubiquitous reality. Scientists have made a breakthrough in that ... read more

Dec. 18, 2014 — Scientists have taken a significant step in our understanding of superconductivity by studying the strange quantum events in a unique superconducting ... read more

Dec. 15, 2014 — Researchers have discovered that if lead atoms are intercalated on a graphene sheet, a powerful magnetic field is generated by the interaction of the electrons' spin with their orbital movement. ... read more

Dec. 10, 2014 — Scientists have helped to uncover the properties of defects in the atomic structure of magnetite, potentially opening the way for its use in producing more powerful electronic ... read more

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