Latest Atomic physics Stories

2013-03-08 12:16:22

Recently Science Magazine invited JQI fellow Chris Monroe and Duke Professor Jungsang Kim to speculate on ion trap technology as a scalable option for quantum information processing.

Researchers Recreate Elusive Phenomenon With Artificial Nuclei
2013-03-08 12:03:34

The first experimental observation of a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was predicted nearly 70 years ago holds important implications for the future of graphene-based electronic devices.

2012-11-28 22:48:23

A cornerstone of physics may require a rethink if findings at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are confirmed.

How Light Changes Matter Measured By Synchronized Lasers
2012-08-29 14:06:05

Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues have successfully probed the effects of light at the atomic scale by mixing x-ray and optical light waves at the Linac Coherent Light Source

Stubborn Electron Problem Knocked Out With New Method
2012-07-04 10:57:15

A newly published article in Physical Review Letters eliminates one of the top unsolved theoretical problems in chemical physics as ranked by the National Research Council in 1995.

2012-06-05 11:31:01

Researchers from the University of Bonn have just shown how a single atom can be split into its two halves, pulled apart and put back together again.

2012-05-15 21:16:24

Kansas State University physicists and an international team of collaborators have made a breakthrough that improves understanding of matter-light interactions.

2012-05-15 13:16:51

A strong laser beam can remove an electron from an atom – a process which takes place almost instantly.

Image 1 - Ultracold Experiments Heat Up Quantum Research
2012-03-21 04:17:04

University of Chicago physicists have experimentally demonstrated, for the first time, that atoms chilled to temperatures near absolute zero may behave like seemingly unrelated natural systems of vastly different scales, offering potential insights into links between the atomic realm and deep questions of cosmology.

Latest Atomic physics Reference Libraries

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Niels Henrik David Bohr (October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962) was a Danish physicist. He made essential contributions to understanding atom structure and quantum mechanics. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr and Ellen Adler, Bohr got his doctorate at Copenhagen University in 1911. He then studied under Ernest Rutherford in Manchester, England. Based on Rutherford's theories, Bohr published his Bohr model about atom structure in 1913, introducing the theory of electrons...

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