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New insights into the energy levels in quantum dots

Researchers have experimentally proven the theoretically predicted Auger effect in quantum dots. The findings help to understand the structures that form the basis of...

First space-based measurement of neutron lifetime

Researchers have helped to find a way of measuring neutron lifetime from space for the first time. The discovery could teach us more about the...

Single molecules captured on video at an unprecedented 1,600 frames per...

A team including researchers from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Tokyo has successfully captured video of single molecules in motion at...

Observing topological edge states using moiré patterns

NUS physicists have found a new way to create and tune the topological edge states in two-dimensional (2D) topological insulators (TIs) for potential spintronic...

Researchers boost the stability of microwave signals a hundredfold

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used state-of-the-art atomic clocks, advanced light detectors, and a measurement tool called a...

Physicists Builds Hybrid Quantum System by Entangling Molecule With Atom

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have boosted their control of the fundamental properties of molecules at the quantum level...

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...

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...

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,...

Researchers constructed the symmetries of quantum electrodynamics

The fundamental laws of physics are based on symmetries that, among other things, determine the interactions between charged particles. Using ultracold atoms, researchers at...

New discovery settles a long-standing debate about photovoltaic materials

Scientists have theorized that organometallic halide perovskites— a class of light harvesting “wonder” materials for applications in solar cells and quantum electronics— are so...

Researchers uncover the art of printing extremely hard steels flawlessly

For millennia, metallurgists have been meticulously tweaking the ingredients of steel to enhance its properties. As a result, several variants of steel exist today;...

Physics: Frankfurt researchers solve puzzle of Compton scattering

Light can be used to knock electrons out of atoms, with light particles and electrons bouncing off each other like two billiard balls –...

Seeking ‘soundwaves’ in the superfluid order parameter

A Swinburne University of Technology study published this week examines the propagation of energy as sound waves in a quantum gas, revealing for the...

Scientists Capture 3D Images of Nanoparticles, Atom by Atom, With Unprecedented...

Since their invention in the 1930s, electron microscopes have helped scientists peer into the atomic structure of ordinary materials like steel, and even exotic...

Frozen-planet states in exotic helium atoms

Exotic subatomic particles that are like 'normal' particles apart from one, opposite, property -- such as the positron, which is like an electron but...

Artificial atoms make the stable qubits for quantum calculations

Artificial atoms make the stable qubits for quantum calculations, Quantum engineers at UNSW Sydney have created artificial atoms in silicon chips that offer increased...

Physicists transport a entangled state between atoms and photons

Physicists transport a entangled state between atoms and photons, Physicists have successfully demonstrated the transport of a entangled state between atoms and photons via...

Clusters of gold atoms forming a strange pyramid shape

Clusters of gold atoms forming a strange pyramid shape, Clusters consisting of several atoms are usually spherical in shape. They are usually arranged in...

The laser prototype examines the dynamics of cold atoms

The laser prototype examines the dynamics of cold atoms, By tracking the movements of cold atomic clouds, astronomers can learn a lot about physical...

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