A new view for glasses
The physics that controls the motion of the atoms in glassy materials is incredibly complex and still not completely understood.
6 Dec 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Atom music lets listeners experience atomic world through sound
By correlating bright lines within the atomic spectra to audible tones, individual atom notes can be identified to create atom songs, allowing us to 'see' their music.
4 Dec 2019 ⋅ 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America
Molecular eraser enables better data storage and computers for AI
New discovery for atomic-scale circuits brings closer the potential to eliminate a gigatonne of carbon emissions while increasing data capacities for ultra-efficient computers.
27 Nov 2019 ⋅ ACS Nano
Liquid-liquid transitions crystallize new ideas for molecular liquids
Researchers have reported experimental findings that reveal coupling between phase transitions that leads to drastic enhancement of crystal formation.
25 Nov 2019 ⋅ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Carbon soccer ball with extra proton probably most abundant form in space
When the astronomer Harry Kroto discovered C60 in 1985, he predicted that, due to its high stability, this new form of carbon would be widespread in space.
25 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Astronomy
A remote control for everything small
Atoms, molecules or even living cells can be manipulated with light beams. At TU Wien a method was developed to revolutionize such "optical tweezers".
18 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Photonics
Hot electrons harvested without tricks
The results showed that hot electrons from the perovskite semiconductor were readily absorbed by the bphen.
15 Nov 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
Laser pulses create topological state in graphene
The study result was an ultrafast optoelectronic device architecture based on photoconductive switches.
8 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Physics
New measurement yields smaller proton radius
Physicists get closer to solving the proton radius puzzle with unique new measurement of the charge radius of the proton
6 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature
A memory effect at single-atom level
The research group has investigated an artificial quantum system and found new properties.
6 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Physics