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2011-12-22 15:22:20

Physicists at Harvard University have realized a new way to cool synthetic materials by employing a quantum algorithm to remove excess energy.

INTEGRAL Deciphers Diffuse Signature Of Cosmic-ray Electrons
2011-12-22 04:22:00

Astronomers exploiting six years worth of data from ESA's INTEGRAL mission have pinned down the individual processes contributing to the high-energy Galactic interstellar emission produced by cosmic-ray electrons.

2011-12-19 15:10:02

Quantum computing—considered the powerhouse of computational tasks—may have applications in areas outside of pure electronics.

2011-12-13 22:00:44

A team of scientists have made it easier to study atomic or subatomic-scale properties of the building blocks of matter (which also include protons, neutrons and electrons) known as fermions by slowing down the movement of a large quantity of gaseous atoms at ultra-low temperature.

2011-12-12 22:30:51

For a long time miniaturization has been the magic word in electronics.

2011-12-09 12:12:37

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to manipulate atoms' internal states with lasers that dramatically influences their interactions in specific ways.

2011-12-09 11:47:27

Scientists at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) have for the first time engineered and detected the presence of high angular momentum collisions between atoms at temperatures close to absolute zero.

2011-12-08 10:29:51

Glass fiber cables are indispensable for the internet – now they can also be used as a quantum physics lab.

2011-11-30 14:48:52

Researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) have discovered electronic stripes, called 'charge density waves', on the surface of the graphene sheets that make up a graphitic superconductor.

2011-11-29 16:51:13

Negative ions play an important role in everything from how our bodies function to the structure of the universe.

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2013-02-17 09:41:03

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