Scientists are using light waves to accelerate the unique properties of...

Scientists are using light waves to accelerate supercurrents and access the unique properties of the quantum world, including forbidden light emissions that one day...

New setup for high-throughput electrical measurements of quantum materials and devices

QuTech, a collaboration between TU Delft and TNO, has demonstrated a novel setup for fast turnaround testing and validation of quantum materials and devices....

Long-standing mystery of matter and antimatter may be solved

An element which could hold the key to the long-standing mystery around why there is much more matter than antimatter in our universe has...

Quantum Hall effect ‘reincarnated’ in 3D topological materials

U.S. and German physicists have found surprising evidence that one of the most famous phenomena in modern physics — the quantum Hall effect —...

Physicists offer a new possibilities in the development of spintronics

Imagine biting into a peanut butter sandwich and discovering a slice of cheese tucked between the bread and the butter. In a way, this...

Scientists break the link between a quantum material’s spin and orbital...

In designing electronic devices, scientists look for ways to manipulate and control three basic properties of electrons: their charge; their spin states, which give...

A new machine learning tool can quantum chemistry conundrum

A new machine learning tool can calculate the energy required to make — or break — a molecule with higher accuracy than conventional methods....

“Hot and messy” entanglement of 15 trillion atoms

Quantum entanglement is a process by which microscopic objects like electrons or atoms lose their individuality to become better coordinated with each other. Entanglement...

Making Quantum ‘Waves’ in Ultrathin Materials

Wavelike, collective oscillations of electrons known as “plasmons” are very important for determining the optical and electronic properties of metals. In atomically thin 2D materials,...

A new method helps understand the physics of high-temperature superconductivity

From sustainable energy to quantum computers: high-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionize modern technology. Higgs spectroscopy can cause water absorption areas because it shows...

A step-by-step recipe to produce the atomic-scale devices

Researchers have developed a step-by-step recipe for making devices at the atomic scale. With this instruction, the team led by NIST is the second in...

Researchers have unraveled how such a plasma emits EUV light at...

Extreme ultraviolet light (EUV light) does not naturally occur on earth, but it can be produced. In the latest nanolithography machines, that is realized...

Researchers have taken a new step in designing omnidirectional invisible materials

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), belonging to the Nanophotonics Technology Center, have taken a new step in designing omnidirectional invisible materials....

Researchers map tiny twists in “magic-angle” graphene

Made of a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal honeycomb pattern, graphene’s structure is simple and seemingly delicate. Since its discovery...

Lab devises plan to reduce defects in 3D metal printing

Combining high-fidelity computer simulations with ultra-high-speed X-ray imaging, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have discovered a strategy for reducing or even eliminating...

A loop of laser light couples the vibrations of a nanomechanical...

For the first time, researchers were able to strongly couple quantum systems with each other over a greater distance. This was achieved with a...

New simple method for measuring the state of lithium-ion batteries

Rechargeable batteries are at the heart of many new technologies involving, for example, the increased use of renewable energies. More specifically, they are employed...

The 14-tesla magnet fully assembled at Spallation Neutron Source

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have finished the preliminary commissioning of a new 14-tesla magnet at the...

Physicist measured infinitesimal change in the mass of individual atoms for...

A new door to the quantum world has been opened: when an atom absorbs or releases energy via the quantum leap of an electron,...

Light propulsion of graphene-on-grid sails in microgravity

Overseas exploration and trade during the Age of Discovery (15th-17th centuries) were possible by sail technology, and deep-space exploration will require the same for...

Physicists continue a legacy of boundary-pushing experiments at the Large...

The huge detectors providing a window to the world’s tiniest particles are set for a $153 million upgrade, and a team of Purdue University...

Physicists discovered superconducting currents traveling along the outer edges

The superconductor that the researchers studied is also a topological semi-metal, a material that comes with its own unusual electronic properties. The finding suggests...

The world’s first metasurface laser that produces super-chiral light

Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first metasurface laser that produces “super-chiral light”: light with ultra-high angular momentum. The light from this laser can be...

New technology optimize 3D metal printing with regard to construction time

Selective LED based Melting (SLEDM) - the targeted melting of metal powder using high-performance LED light sources - is the name of the new...

Quantum theorist applying ideas from data science and gaming hacks to...

Everyone working on quantum computers knows the devices are error prone. The basic unit of quantum programming – the quantum gate – fails about...

Researchers predict quantum computing will no longer need cold temperatures

Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after about a decade. For...

A straightforward change to the formula for radiation-detecting plastic

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have identified a straightforward change to the formula for radiation-detecting plastic. The change prevents “fogging,” which reduces the lifetime...

Researchers have discovered a hidden symmetry in the chemical kinetic equations

Rice University researchers have discovered a hidden symmetry in the chemical kinetic equations scientists have long used to model and study many of the...

A significant upgrade prepares CERN experiment to stream a data tsunami

For a gargantuan nuclear physics experiment that will generate big data at unprecedented rates—called A Large Ion Collider Experiment, or ALICE—the University of Tennessee...

A key challenge to capturing and controlling fusion energy on Earth

A key challenge to capturing and controlling fusion energy on Earth is maintaining the stability of plasma — the electrically charged gas that fuels...

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