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Latest Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Stories

Single-atom Bit Forms Smallest Memory In The World
2013-11-18 12:09:44

Control of the Magnetic Moment of Single Atoms Is the Key to Compact Data Memories and Quantum Computers

Wireless Data Transmission At 100 Gigabits Per Second
2013-10-14 10:19:53

In the current issue of the nature photonics magazine, researchers present a method for wireless data transmission at a world-record rate of 100 gigabits per second.

Extragalactic Ankle And Galactic Knee
2013-06-03 17:42:35

It is obvious from the data of the KASCADE-Grande experiment at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) that the so-called “knee” of the cosmic rays, a bend in the energy spectrum at high energies, is located at different energies for light and heavy particles.

X-ray Tomography On An Embryo Of A Living Frog
2013-05-16 14:51:20

Classical X-ray radiographs provide information about internal, absorptive structures of organisms such as bones.

Invisibility Cloak For Thermal Flow Constructed By Researchers
2013-05-08 15:09:27

By means of special metamaterials, light and sound can be passed around objects. KIT researchers now succeeded in demonstrating that the same materials can also be used to specifically influence the propagation of heat.

2013-01-28 10:10:59

Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical application.

Big Uncertainties For The Global Water Budget
2012-06-13 16:31:13

Results of Latest Models for Regional Precipitation and Temperature Distribution Deviate Strongly / Number of Measurement Stations Worldwide Is Decreasing Dramatically

2012-01-14 01:55:19

For the first time, a superconducting current limiter based on YBCO strip conductors has now been installed at a power plant.

Researchers Transfer Concept Of Optical Invisibility Cloak To Sound Waves
2011-12-20 09:08:49

Progress of metamaterials in nanotechnologies has made the invisibility cloak, a subject of mythology and science fiction, become reality: Light waves can be guided around an object to be hidden, in such a way that this object appears to be non-existent.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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