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Auger scattering
2014-11-26 03:00:06

Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have studied the dynamics of electrons from the “wonder material” graphene in a magnetic field for the first time.

2014-05-09 12:09:38

Scientists seeking to understand the intricacies of high-temperature superconductivity—the ability of certain materials to carry electrical current with no energy loss—have been particularly puzzled by a mysterious phase that emerges as charge carriers are added that appears to compete with superconductivity.

2014-05-08 09:33:20

"What a curious feeling," says Alice in Lewis Carroll's tale, as she shrinks to a fraction of her size, and everything around her suddenly looks totally unfamiliar.

Physicists Discover 'Quantum Droplet' In Semiconductor
2014-02-27 14:31:14

JILA physicists used an ultrafast laser and help from German theorists to discover a new semiconductor quasiparticle—a handful of smaller particles that briefly condense into a liquid-like droplet.

Ion Beams Used To Create New Kinds Of Valves For Use In Spintronics
2014-02-19 10:26:38

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have tested a new approach to fabricating spin valves. Using ion beams, the researchers have succeeded in structuring an iron aluminium alloy in such a way as to subdivide the material into individually magnetizable regions at the nanometer scale.

2014-01-27 15:10:25

Scientists from Paris, Newcastle and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have been able to switch on and off robust ferromagnetism close to room temperature by using low electric fields.

Researchers Find New Form Of Quantum Matter
2014-01-17 14:24:26

The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene – the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon – promises exciting new things to come for the high-tech industry, including much faster transistors and far more compact hard drives.

2-D Tin Could Be The Next Super Material
2013-11-21 14:32:00

Theorists Predict New Single-Layer Material Could Go Beyond Graphene, Conducting Electricity with 100 Percent Efficiency at Room Temperature

Grand Unified Theory Of Exotic Superconductivity?
2013-10-17 12:05:52

Scientists introduce a general theoretical approach that describes all known forms of high-temperature superconductivity and their "intertwined" phases

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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