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2014-11-17 23:07:00

The new METTLER TOLEDO White Paper "Traceability with Microgram Weights" explains the factors that must be considered in the design, manufacturing and calibration of sub-milligram weights

A Feeling For The 'Light' Wave
2014-01-13 12:55:37

A team in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) at the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics has taken another step toward the achievement of complete control over the waveform of pulsed laser light.

2013-10-21 23:00:48

The Intelligent Community Forum's Smart21 range from the huge urban metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to the small rural town of Mitchell, USA.

2013-02-18 11:09:06

In the blink of an eye, more attoseconds have expired than the age of Earth measured in – minutes.

Electrons Frozen In Flight
2012-10-16 13:36:17

Using the world’s fastest laser pulses, which can freeze the ultrafast motion of electrons and atoms, UA physicists have caught the action of molecules breaking apart and electrons getting knocked out of atoms.

2012-04-24 09:36:12

We are surrounded by a constantly changing magnetic field, be it the Earth's or those emanating from devices, such as cell phones.

In Today's High-Speed World, 250 Milliseconds Is Too Long To Wait
2012-03-02 08:40:26

Back in the old days (younger readers may roll their eyes here), waiting for web pages to load was expected and uneventful. However, in this day and age of always-on high-speed data connections, we dislike waiting any longer than necessary for any web page to open.

2011-09-09 13:06:09

An expedition through the fast-paced microscopic world of atoms reveals electrons that spin at enormous speeds and the gigantic forces that act on them.

2011-08-24 11:33:06

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory moves closer to 100-tesla mark.