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September 27, 2016

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September 27, 2016

Sep. 15, 2016 — If you bottle up a gas and try to image its atoms using today's most powerful microscopes, you will see little more than a shadowy blur. Atoms zip around at lightning speeds and are difficult to ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Researchers have levitated a tiny nanodiamond particle with a laser in a vacuum chamber, using the technique for the first time to detect and measure its "torsional vibration," an advance ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Researchers have observed quantum effects in electrons by squeezing them into one-dimensional 'quantum wires' and observing the interactions between them. The results could be used to aid ... read more

Lighting the Way to Miniature Devices

Sep. 13, 2016 — Electromagnetic waves created on a layer of organic molecules could provide the perfect on-chip light source for future quantum communication ... read more

Peculiar Metals? Insulator or Conductor

Sep. 13, 2016 — The electronic energy states allowed by quantum mechanics determine whether a solid is an insulator or whether it conducts electric current as a metal. Researchers have now theoretically predicted a ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — Physicists have, for the first time, succeeded in directly visualizing on small scales how a material abruptly changes its state from conducting to insulating at low temperatures. Researchers thereby ... read more

New Laser Provides Ultra-Precise Tool for Scientists Probing the Secrets of the Universe

Sep. 12, 2016 — A promising tool for the next generation of tests is the new high promising tool for the next generation of tests is the new high-intensity laser. It produces pulses of deep ultraviolet light with ... read more

New Chip Could Bring Highest Level of Encryption to Any Mobile Device

Sep. 8, 2016 — Random number generators are crucial to the encryption that protects our privacy and security when engaging in digital transactions such as buying products online or withdrawing cash from an ATM. For ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — A group of researchers has discovered a completely new way of using lasers to accelerate ion beams. In time, the new technique could possibly give more people access to advanced cancer ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Researchers have moved beyond the theoretical in demonstrating that an unbreakable encrypted message can be sent with a key that's far shorter than the message -- the first time that has ever ... read more

Discovery Creates Future Opportunity in Quantum Computing

Sep. 6, 2016 — Perovskite systems have been shown to be highly efficient at converting sunlight to electricity. Now, scientists have discovered a new use for perovskites that runs counter to the intended usage of ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Using data from a series of experiments that led to the discovery and first exploration of the Higgs boson at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in 2012, scientists at the High ... read more

Sep. 5, 2016 — If two galaxies collide, the merging of their central black holes triggers gravitational waves, which ripple throughout space. An international research team has now calculated that this occurs ... read more

Transition Point in Semiconductor Nanomaterials

Aug. 31, 2016 — Collaborative research has demonstrated that electronic interactions play a significant role in the dimensional crossover of semiconductor ... read more

Aug. 31, 2016 — Almost as elusive as unicorns, finding practical materials for invisibility cloaking is challenging. Researchers have new ideas how to solve that. They're using crystal "atoms" made of ... read more

Cool Investigation Into Antiproton Beam Dynamics

Aug. 31, 2016 — A new paper will help scientists provide higher quality antiproton beams to experiments at antimatter facilities across the world. The article presents simulation studies undertaken to investigate ... read more

Diamonds and Quantum Information Processing on the Nano Scale

Aug. 30, 2016 — Physicists have successfully demonstrated charge transport between Nitrogen-Vacancy color centers in ... read more

Aug. 30, 2016 — Microwaves created at near absolute zero temperature provide uniquely correlated and controllable ... read more

Aug. 29, 2016 — Imagine getting a medical X-ray that comes out blank – as if your bones had vanished. That’s what happened when scientists cranked up the intensity of the world’s first X-ray laser to get a ... read more

Electrons With No Mass Acquire a Mass in the Presence of a High Magnetic Field

Aug. 29, 2016 — An international team of researchers has discovered that in a very high magnetic field an electron with no mass can acquire a mass. Understanding why elementary particles have a mass is a fundamental ... read more

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