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October 4, 2015

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October 4, 2015

Organics Energize Solar Cell Research

Oct. 1, 2015 — Scientists are using a new supercomputer to advance next-generation solar energy technologies by probing the functional interfaces found in organic and hybrid solar ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have precisely conducted current-fluctuation ("shot noise") measurement in the graphene p-n junction in the quantum Hall ... read more

Simulation of Chiral Edge States in a Quantum System

Sep. 25, 2015 — Researchers have simulated a physical phenomenon in an atomic quantum gas that can also be observed at the edge of some condensed matter systems: chiral currents. The scientists have published the ... read more

Sep. 24, 2015 — A 680-ton superconducting magnet is secure in its new home and nearly ready for a new era of discovery in particle physics, scientists ... read more

New Method to Better Understand Atomic Nuclei

Sep. 24, 2015 — The precise structure of atomic nuclei is an old problem that has not been fully solved yet, and it also constitutes a current research focus in the field of natural sciences. Physicists have ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — To find out more about the elusive particles and their potential links to cosmic evolution, invisible dark matter and matter’s dominance over antimatter in the universe, the Department of ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Neutrons, normally thought of as particles, can also be utilized as waves. These waves should, like many other quantum objects, possess a commodity called orbital angular momentum. A new experiment ... read more

Extremely Dense: Approaching a Poorly Understood State of Matter

Sep. 23, 2015 — Warm dense matter displays characteristics of all other physical states at the same time, in apparent contradiction. Scientists have now developed a new simulation technique which overcomes the ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Semiconductor nanocrystals, or quantum dots, are tiny, nanometer-sized particles with the ability to absorb light and re-emit it with well-defined colors. With low-cost fabrication, long-term ... read more

Sep. 22, 2015 — A team of researchers has developed an infrared laser that can be used to identify and quantify molecules in complex mixtures with high specificity and ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new light source with unprecedented sensitivity to molecular finger prints of cancer ... read more

Sep. 20, 2015 — An international research team elucidated a new principle whereby electromagnetic waves including light propagate on the surface of a photonic crystal without being ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — Single atoms or molecules imprisoned by laser light in a doughnut-shaped metal cage could unlock the key to advanced storage devices, computers and high-resolution ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — Researchers have devised an ultra-thin invisibility 'skin' cloak that can conform to the shape of an object and conceal it from detection with visible light. Although this cloak is only ... read more

Sep. 16, 2015 — A virtual laboratory allows, for the first time, to actively engage with topical quantum physics. The novel learning environment was developed in time for the start of the new term, and the virtual ... read more

Sep. 14, 2015 — The next time someone accuses you of making an irrational decision, just explain that you're obeying the laws of quantum physics. A new trend taking shape in psychological science not only uses ... read more

An Even More Versatile Optical Chip

Sep. 14, 2015 — Telecommunication networks will soon have to exploit the quantum properties of light. A team is paving the way to this technological revolution by removing the technical barriers of quantum photonics ... read more

Sep. 11, 2015 — Researchers have announced the observation of a dynamic Mott transition in a superconductor. The discovery experimentally connects the worlds of classical and quantum mechanics and illuminates the ... read more

A Scalable and Secure Cloud Computing Infrastructure for Big Science

Sep. 11, 2015 — Researchers in Finland have developed a scalable and secure cloud computing infrastructure for CMS data analysis at CERN. The solution is a hybrid one combining the advantages and disadvantages of ... read more

Sep. 11, 2015 — Physicists have announced new findings on the measurements of neutrinos, paving the way forward for further neutrino research, and confirming that the Daya Bay neutrino experiment continues to be one ... read more

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