Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in... Continue reading "Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell"
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A team of researchers, led by the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton, has demonstrated a breakthrough technique that offers the first possibility of silicon detectors for... Continue reading "Breakthrough technique offers prospect of silicon detectors for telecommunications"
Scientists design an imaging system capable of obtaining 12 times more information than the human eye
Researchers at the University of Granada have designed a new imaging system capable of obtaining up to twelve times more colour information than the human eye and conventional cameras, which... Continue reading "Scientists design an imaging system capable of obtaining 12 times more information than the human eye"
By combining data from two high-energy accelerators, nuclear scientists have refined the measurement of a remarkable property of exotic matter known as quark-gluon plasma. The findings reveal new aspects of... Continue reading "A closer look at the perfect fluid"
Princeton University scientists have observed an exotic particle that behaves simultaneously like matter and antimatter, a feat of math and engineering that could yield powerful computers based on quantum mechanics.... Continue reading "Majorana fermion: Physicists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle"
Where are the quantum computers? Aren’t they supposed to be speeding up decryption and internet searches? After two decades of research, you still can’t find them in stores. Well, it... Continue reading "Quantum environmentalism: Putting a qubit’s surroundings to good use"
Superposition revisited: Proposed resolution of double-slit experiment paradox using Feynman path integral formalism
(Phys.org) —The Schrödinger’s Cat thought experiment, published in 1926 by Erwin Schrödinger, may be the most widely-known metaphorical explanation of quantum superposition and collapse. (Superposition is a fundamental principle of... Continue reading "Superposition revisited: Proposed resolution of double-slit experiment paradox using Feynman path integral formalism"
A Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton has died at age 87. from Phys.org: Physics News http://ift.tt/1vdaR7k
Commercial devices capable of encrypting information in unbreakable codes exist today, thanks to recent quantum optics advances, especially the generation of photon pairs—tiny entangled particles of light. Now, an international... Continue reading "A new approach to on-chip quantum computing"
An international team led by researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have discovered a new way to simultaneously image both the ferromagnetic and the ferroelectric domain... Continue reading "Simultaneous imaging of ferromagnetic and ferroelectric domains"
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a novel method for improving silicon-based sensors used to detect biochemicals and other molecules in liquids. The simplified approach produces micro-scale optical detection... Continue reading "Novel porous silicon microfabrication technique increases sensing ability"
The Daya Bay Collaboration, an international group of scientists studying the subtle transformations of subatomic particles called neutrinos, is publishing its first results on the search for a so-called sterile... Continue reading "Hide and seek: Sterile neutrinos remain elusive"
Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General... Continue reading "‘Smart’ bandage emits phosphorescent glow for healing below"
Having the possibility to measure magnetic properties of materials at atomic precision is one of the important goals of today’s experimental physics. Such measurement technique would give engineers and physicists... Continue reading "Novel approach to magnetic measurements atom-by-atom"
Three decades ago, researchers discovered that certain organic molecules become superconducting at low temperatures. This finding sparked numerous investigations into the properties of these lightweight, low-cost and easy-to-modify materials. Despite... Continue reading "A solitary superconductor emerges under pressure"
Since the discovery of a Higgs boson by the CMS and ATLAS Collaborations in 2012, physicists at the LHC have been making intense efforts to measure this new particle’s properties.... Continue reading "CMS closes major chapter of Higgs measurements"
Remote quantum applications, teleportation enabled by calling long distance between superconducting qubits
(Phys.org) —Researchers have developed a way for superconducting quantum chips to talk to each other over large distances through an optical fibre, allowing quantum entanglement or teleportation – both key... Continue reading "Remote quantum applications, teleportation enabled by calling long distance between superconducting qubits"
A FAMU-FSU College of Engineering professor is using rays of light to control the shape of a special type of plastic, a project that could have long-term implications for manufacturing,... Continue reading "Using light to change the makeup of plastics"
(Phys.org) —Three physicists affiliated with several universities in the U.S. and France have built a computer simulation of the bubble-like voids that exist in dark matter which offers better density... Continue reading "Trio of physicists create computer simulation of dark matter using an empirical function"
The Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke records for sustained beam power level as well as for integrated energy and target lifetime in... Continue reading "A record-breaking month for ORNL’s Spallation Neutron Source"