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The Fastest Bullet Train in Japan

The Fastest Bullet Train in Japan

Japanese company Kawasaki Heavy Industries recently announced the development of the country’s fastest high speed train. Named the “Environmentally Friendly Super Express Train” (efSET), the modern marvel will propel passengers along at 350 kilometers per hour, besting the record-holding Shinkansen’s ...

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New Speed Record for Magnetic Memories

An experiment performed at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Germany has uncovered that a spin-torque switching of a nanomagnet is as fast as what is permitted according to the fundamental laws of physics’ limit. This method of switching, also named ...

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Integrated Circuit Works Using New Excitons

Integrated Circuit Works Using New Excitons

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an experimental integrated circuit that works using excitons. Excitons are energized electrons bound to positively charged counterparts called holes, which form when light hits a semiconductor. The commercialization of this ...

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Train Speed Record on Rails Broken

Train Speed Record on Rails Broken

On the 4/3/2007 the high-speed French train named V-150 broke the world speed record for trains or rails. The 17 years old record was set by another French train which reached a speed of 515 km/h (320 mph). The new ...

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