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November 25, 2015

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November 25, 2015

Testing New Magnetic Semiconductor Material

Nov. 18, 2015 — A novel magnetic semiconductor material that is an alloy of cobalt, iron, chromium and aluminum in which part of the aluminum was replaced with silicon may help reduce the power needed to store data ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — Scientists are on pace to develop the next generation of functional materials that could enable the mapping of the complex neural connections in the brain. The ultimate goal is to better understand ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — A new type of symmetry operation has the potential to quicken the search for new advanced materials that range from tougher steels to new types of electronic, magnetic, and thermal ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how electrons are transported from a superconductor through a quantum dot into a metal with normal conductivity. This transport process through a ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — Graphene, a single atomic layer of graphite with a carbon-layered structure, has been drawing much attention because of its abundant electronic properties and the possibilities of application due to ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Researchers have demonstrated an electrically-controllable valley current device that may pave the way to ultra-low-power 'valleytronics' ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Pioneering new research could pave the way for miniaturized optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the 'graphene ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — For the first time in the world, using the newly installed 'Plasma Simulator' researchers have simulated deuterium plasma turbulence in the Large Helical Device. From this result, we have ... read more

Ultra-Short X-Ray Pulses Could Shed New Light on the Fastest Events in Physics

Nov. 16, 2015 — If you've ever been captivated by slow-motion footage on a wildlife documentary, or you've shuddered when similar technology is used to replay highlights from a boxing match, you'll ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Scientists have discovered a way to authenticate or identify any object by generating an unbreakable ID based on ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Lasers could heat materials to temperatures hotter than the centre of the Sun in only 20 quadrillionths of a second, according to new ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — For the first time, scientists have observed how molecules change direction after slow collisions with atoms. Researchers have allowed molecules to collide with atoms very slowly. This enabled them ... read more

Superconductor Survives Ultra-High Magnetic Field

Nov. 12, 2015 — Physicists have discovered that transistors made of ultrathin layers molybdeendisulfide (MoS2) are not only superconducting at low temperatures but also stay superconducting in a high magnetic field. ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — A garnet crystal only one micrometer in diameter was instrumental in physicists creating a route to 'lab-on-a-chip' technology for magnetic resonance, a tool to simplify advanced magnetic ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Physicists have extended the theory of resonance fluorescence, a classic phenomenon in quantum optics, to 2D nanostructures that have novel light emission properties. The research has potential ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Einstein was wrong about at least one thing: There are, in fact, 'spooky actions at a distance,' as now proven by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and ... read more

Magnetic Monopoles: Crystal Clear

Nov. 12, 2015 — A physicist has been studing magnetic monopoles in spin ice crystals, explains why double layers of magnetic charges can be ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Vanderbilt engineers have discovered that adding quantum dots made from fool's gold to the electrodes of standard lithium batteries can substantially boost their ... read more

Daring Move for First US-China Fusion Team

Nov. 11, 2015 — Increasing the power and efficiency of magnetic fusion energy may require the risk of running the hot plasma closer than ever to the ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — Scientists have recently discovered a new form of crystalline-like matter in strongly magnetized dusty ... read more

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