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May 23, 2017

Magnetic Order in a Two-Dimensional Molecular Chessboard

May 22, 2017 — Achieving magnetic order in low-dimensional systems consisting of only one or two dimensions has been a research goal for some time. Researchers now show that magnetic order can be created in a ... read more

Scientists Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of Spontaneous Transition of the Edge of Fusion Plasma to Crucial High-Confinement Mode

May 18, 2017 — Physicists have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of a fusion plasma to the high-confinement mode that sustains fusion reactions. The research was achieved with the ... read more

May 15, 2017 — Researchers use a mechanical micrometer-size drum cooled close to the quantum ground state to amplify microwaves in a superconducting ... read more

Self-Healing Tech Charges Up Performance for Silicon-Containing Battery Anodes

May 15, 2017 — Researchers have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries to make them more reliable and last ... read more

May 12, 2017 — For the first time, scientists have succeeded in studying the strength of hydrogen bonds in a single molecule using an atomic force ... read more

May 12, 2017 — Researchers have used an elegant method based on statistical mechanics -- called the vertex model -- to create more efficient algorithms to solve complex problems more quickly. The research could ... read more

May 12, 2017 — A research team has succeeded in precisely controlling the transition temperature of atomic-scale-thick superconductors using magnetic organic molecules. The team also identified the control ... read more

May 12, 2017 — Researchers have mapped out a radically new approach for designing optical and electronic properties of ... read more

May 12, 2017 — With this new, unique X-ray machine, NIST can make some of the world's most accurate measurements, and calibrate everyone else's X-rays, ... read more

May 11, 2017 — Recent experiments have shed new light on the electronic properties of an unconventional topological superconductor material at temperatures 4°K above ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Physicists have helped develop a new computer model of plasma stability in doughnut-shaped fusion machines known as tokamaks. The new model incorporates recent findings gathered from related research ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Scientists have produced a powerful green laser‹the highest average power green laser ever generated by a single fiber-based laser that will be crucial to experiments in nuclear physics at the ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Scientists have created the first-ever polarization gradient in thin-film ferroelectrics, greatly expanding the range of functional temperatures for a key material used in a variety of everyday ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Researchers have investigated the influence of the geometry of single-molecule devices on their ability to produce electricity from heat. They fabricated devices consisting of a single molecule ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Engineers are unveiling an upgrade to the transistor laser that could be used to boost computer processor speeds - the formation of two stable energy states and the ability to switch between them ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Scientists have discovered a method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less of the expensive precious metal ... read more

May 9, 2017 — The movement of atoms through a material can cause problems under certain circumstances. Atomic-resolution electron microscopy has enabled researchers to observe for the first time a phenomenon that ... read more

Laser Pulses Reveal the Superconductors of the Future

May 9, 2017 — A new study has revealed that the dream of more efficient energy usage can turn into reality. Scientists have used suitably tailored laser pulses to snap the electronic interactions in a compound ... read more

May 8, 2017 — Scientists have demonstrated dynamically and statically unpolarized single-photon generation using ... read more

May 8, 2017 — Scientists discover that 'hot' electrons can create a photovoltage about a thousand times larger than ordinary temperature differences in nanoscale gaps in gold wires. This finding opens a ... read more

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