Physics

Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Research scientist Corey Campbell and graduate research assistant Alex Radnaev make adjustments to optimize the overlap of laser beams used to cool trapped atoms. The work is part of a Georgia Tech research project aimed at developing an ultra-precise nuclear ...

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UCSB Physicists and Quantum Von Neumann

UCSB Physicists and Quantum Von Neumann

Von Neumann Architecture Schematic (Source-slashnode.com) The world of computing has now entered a separate and compelling arena with the help of a paradigm in quantum information processing. UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) physicists have organized and demonstrated that new paradigm with ...

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Breakthrough on Blinking Molecules Phenomena

Breakthrough on Blinking Molecules Phenomena

Physicists from the University of Notre Dame discovered new evidence that might lead to a breakthrough in quantum physics. Their experiments dealt with a phenomenon called “blinking molecules”, which was considered one of quantum physics’ mysteries.   Boldizsár Jankó, Pavel ...

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Stretching Graphene

Stretching Graphene

Physicists from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have recently presented an innovativew technique to utilize graphene, a pure carbon sheet used in the semiconductor industry. The new study offers ways to stretch graphene, making ...

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Matter and Antimatter May Behave Differently

Matter and Antimatter May Behave Differently

A team made up of physicists from several institutions has recently found evidence regarding the behavior of matter and antimatter. Their study, dealing with neutrinos and anti-neutrinos, tries to explain the dominance of matter (unlike antimatter) in our universe.   ...

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Cold Atoms Image Microwave Fields

Cold Atoms Image Microwave Fields

An international team of scientists has recently developed a novel technique that allows direct and complete imaging of microwave magnetic fields with high spatial resolution. The new method has great implications, since it could optimize the performance of electronic devices. ...

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Physicists Detect Geoneutrinos

Physicists Detect Geoneutrinos

Researchers at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey and their colleagues at the Borexino Project have positive detections of geoneutrinos. Antineutrinos generated by radioactive decay within the Earth’s crust and mantle, geoneutrinos are extremely rare and very difficult to detect. ...

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Researchers Demonstrate Terahertz Laser Rays

Researchers Demonstrate Terahertz Laser Rays

Scientists from Harvard University and the University of Leeds recently demonstrated a new terahertz semiconductor laser capable of emitting beams with a much smaller divergence than conventional terahertz laser sources. The collaborative study suggests several future applications, all relying on ...

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Breakthrough in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Breakthrough in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany have recently reported a breakthrough in their search for more efficient thin-film solar cells. Such cells could help create better solar receptors, improving both capacity and utilization of current devices – ...

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