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2014-04-17 13:35:29

The article "Collapse of superconductivity in a hybrid tin–grapheme Josephson junction array'" (authors: Zheng Han, Adrien Allain, Hadi Arjmandi-Tash,Konstantin Tikhonov, Mikhail Feigelman, Benjamin Sacépé,Vincent Bouchiat, published in Nature Physics on March 30, 2014, DOI:10.1038/NPHYS2929) presents the results of the first experimental study of the graphene-based quantum phase transition of the "superconductor-to-metal" type, i.e. transformation of the system's ground state from...

2014-04-10 12:17:37

An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied “unconventional superconductor” TiSe2, finding that it does not reside as predicted within the superconducting dome of the phase diagram, but rather at a full GPa higher in pressure.

2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface.

2013-11-25 14:34:47

A recent study led by researchers of the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) achieved the highest force sensitivity ever observed with a nano-mechanical resonator.

2013-11-19 13:14:45

Advances in technology for computation and information storage always require to make the systems smaller and faster.

2013-09-30 15:51:25

A quantum computer can solve tasks where a classical computer fails.

2013-08-26 13:25:47

They're not exactly the peanut butter and jelly of semiconductors, but when you put them together, something magical happens.

2013-08-15 20:53:03

Researchers at Aalto University and the University of Tokyo have succeeded for the first time in experimentally measuring a probability distribution for entropy production of electrons.

2013-07-22 10:18:05

Since Erwin Schroedinger's famous 1935 cat thought experiment, physicists around the globe have tried to create large scale systems to test how the rules of quantum mechanics apply to everyday objects.

2013-06-07 13:03:28

A German-French research team has constructed a new model that explains how the so-called pseudogap state forms in high-temperature superconductors.

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