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2013-05-09 11:59:48

From powerful computers to super-sensitive medical and environmental detectors that are faster, smaller and use less energy — yes, we want them, but how do we get them?

2013-04-30 23:06:42

Professor Weimin Chen and his colleagues at Linköping University, in cooperation with German and American researchers, have succeeded in both initializing and reading nuclear spins, relevant to qubits for quantum computers, at room temperature.

2013-04-23 14:32:52

An international team of scientists has shed new light on a fundamental area of physics which could have important implications for future electronic devices and the transfer of information at the quantum level.

2013-04-04 12:10:55

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and the University of Crete in Greece have found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1000 times faster than currently used in magnetic memory technologies.

Researchers Investigate Light Tsunamis In A Superconductor
2013-04-03 16:03:51

In their latest experiment, Prof. Andrea Cavalleri from the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter at the Hamburg-based Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) and Dr. Michael Gensch from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) investigated together with other colleagues from the HZDR, the United Kingdom, and Japan if and how superconductivity can be systematically controlled.

2013-03-19 14:14:14

To engineers, it’s a tale as old as time: Electrical current is carried through materials by flowing electrons.

2013-03-18 20:52:23

One of the most basic laws of quantum mechanics is that a system can be in more than one state – it can exist in multiple realities – at once.

Surprising Control Over Photoelectrons From A Topological Insulator
2013-03-13 15:22:44

Berkeley Lab scientists discover how a photon beam can flip the spin polarization of electrons emitted from an exciting new material


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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