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May 5, 2016

Compact, Efficient Single Photon Source That Operates at Ambient Temperatures on a Chip

May 4, 2016 — Scientists have demonstrated a compact, efficient single photon source that can operate on a chip at ambient temperatures. A highly directional single photon source could lead to compact, cheap, and ... read more

May 3, 2016 — This article describes a new finding about the composition of bootstrap current at the edge of fusion ... read more

New Technique Spots Active Motion in Cells

Apr. 28, 2016 — A noninvasive data analysis technique has been developed that can discern whether an object's random motion is actively or thermally ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Superfast light sources can be used, for example, in laser lights, LED lights and in single-photon light sources for quantum technology. New research results show that light sources can be made much ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — An international team of researchers has built a chip that generates multiple frequencies from a robust quantum system that produces time-bin entangled photons. In contrast to other quantum state ... read more

Theory Establishes a Path to High-Performance 2-D Semiconductor Devices

Apr. 26, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered a way to overcome a principal obstacle in using two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductors in electronic and optoelectronic ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — A unique rapid-fire electron source -- originally built as a prototype for driving next-generation X-ray lasers -- will help scientists study ultrafast chemical processes and changes in materials at ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — For the first time, scientists obtained an atomic view of two key processes in batteries as they are charged. A new study offers new insights about the underlying principles involved in energy ... read more

Radioactive Waste Disposal Could Be Safer and Cheaper

Apr. 26, 2016 — Scientists have developed a technology to reprocess irradiated reactor graphite by evaporation. This technology allows making radioactive waste disposal safer and economically ... read more

Artificial Protein Controls Assembly of Buckyballs

Apr. 26, 2016 — Scientists have created an artificial protein that organizes new materials at the ... read more

Physicists Detect the Enigmatic Spin Momentum of Light

Apr. 25, 2016 — Scientists have used an extremely precise technique to experimentally verify that light does in fact exert the extraordinary perpendicular force, which is determined by the polarization of the ... read more

Rare Earth Atoms See the Light

Apr. 25, 2016 — Physicists have discovered a promising new route for combined optical and solid-state-based quantum ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — A thermoelectric (TE) device using cutting edge thermoelectric conversion technology has been created by a team of researchers. Thermoelectric conversion technology that converts energy abandoned as ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Using time-, energy- and angular-resolved photoelectron imaging, a team of researchers has been able to make snapshots of coupled Rydberg orbitals evolving in time during an ultrafast autoionization ... read more

Reliability of Material Simulations Put to Test

Apr. 25, 2016 — New generations of quantum mechanical simulation codes agree better than earlier generations, scientists have ... read more

Research Team Realizes 3-Color Photodetector

Apr. 22, 2016 — There's a new approach to design results in a device that can detect different infrared wavebands, which could lead to applications in imaging and entertainment, report ... read more

Attosecond Physics: Understanding the Microcosmos

Apr. 22, 2016 — With the aid of terahertz radiation, physicists have developed a method for generating and controlling ultrashort electron pulses. With further improvements, this technique should be capable of ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — Researchers are getting closer to corner light dark-matter particle models. Observations can rule out some axion-like particles in the quest for the content of dark ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — In a proof-of-principle experiment, researchers have demonstrated that a small group of individual atoms placed very precisely in silicon can act as a quantum simulator, mimicking nature -- in this ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — Light propagating in a layer of scattering nanoparticles, shows the principle of diffusion - like tea particles in hot water. The deeper light is penetrating into the layer, the lower the energy ... read more

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