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2014-02-13 10:38:36

Atomtronics is an emerging technology whereby physicists use ensembles of atoms to build analogs to electronic circuit elements.

2014-02-07 12:44:41

Topological insulators — materials whose surfaces can freely conduct electrons even though their interiors are electrical insulators — have been of great interest to physicists in recent years because of unusual properties that may provide insights into quantum physics.

Researchers Find Clear Evidence For Coherent Phonons In Superlattices
2014-02-06 13:20:27

We all learn in high school science about the dual nature of light – that it exists as both waves and quantum particles called photons.

Study Advances Quest For Better Superconducting Materials
2014-01-28 11:55:11

Nearly 30 years after the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, many questions remain, but an Oak Ridge National Laboratory team is providing insight that could lead to better superconductors.

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.

2014-01-14 16:21:45

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroSense, LLC today announced installation of a full suite of STT-MRAM magnetic metrology tools at a leading edge semiconductor manufacturer.

2013-12-30 12:16:46

A team of researchers from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering has developed a new Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) technology that will boost information storage in electronic systems.

Researchers Develop 'Spinning Trap' To Measure Electron Roundness
2013-12-05 19:47:47

JILA researchers have developed a method of spinning electric and magnetic fields around trapped molecular ions to measure whether the ions' tiny electrons are truly round—research with major implications for future scientific understanding of the universe.


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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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