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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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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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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Scientists Shed Light on the Mysterious Neutrino

Scientists Shed Light on the Mysterious Neutrino

Queen Mary’s Particle Physics Research Centre has recently received access to data from the T2K experiment, which dealt with the Neutrino – one of the most baffling particle physicists explore. Using this data, a collaborative team of scientists hope to ...

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Hunting Down the Neutrino

Hunting Down the Neutrino

Scientists from NOvA, a cooperative project of the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, have recently announced the construction of a huge detector that will be used to answer some of the mysteries modern physics present – including the ...

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New Quantum Lasers Emit More Light than Heat

Researchers from Northwestern University have recently announced the development of compact, mid-infrared laser diodes that generate more light than heat. This technology is a breakthrough in quantum cascade laser efficiency, since it could help scientists to utilize this technology in ...

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Random Walk in Quantum Physics

Random Walk in Quantum Physics

Researchers at the University of Bonn have used caesium to demonstrate the unusual effects of quantum particles. Using the example of tossing a coin, the outcome can either be heads or tails. However, an atomic ‘coin’ can exhibit a superposition ...

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Lasers Lengthen Quantum Bit Memory

Lasers Lengthen Quantum Bit Memory

Scientists from the University of Michigan have discovered a new feedback reaction that has the capability to stabilise the magnetic field of a quantum dot. Using lasers, the team lengthened the stable existence of a quantum bit to more than ...

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Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Scientists from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have discovered a ‘magnetic superatom’ – a stable cluster of atoms that can imitate various elements of the periodic table. In the future, this discovery could bring about molecular devices that can increase a ...

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New Compound May Revolutionize Chip Technology

New Compound May Revolutionize Chip Technology

Scientists from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University have proven the existence of a new type of material that could increase the speed, performance and efficiency of future computer chips. The new material permits the flow of electrons ...

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