Protein imaging at the speed of life
The European XFEL marks a new age of protein movie-making that enables enzymes involved in disease to be observed in real time.
18 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Methods
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
A one-way street for light
Physicists at Bonn University irreversibly split photons by freezing them in a Bose-Einstein condensate.
14 Nov 2019 ⋅ Science
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
Observation of quantum-mechanical ultrafast coherent oscillations in a silicon single-electron device
Quantum behavior of a single electron in the sub-terahertz regime.
5 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature Nanotechnology
A cavity leads to a strong interaction between light and matter
Researchers have succeeded in creating an efficient quantum-mechanical light-matter interface using a microscopic cavity. Within this cavity, a single photon is emitted and absorbed up to 10 times by an artificial atom.
21 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature
Zero to 7.8 billion electron volts in 8 inches
New technique doubles the highest electron energy ever produced by a laser plasma accelerator, bringing the promise of tera electron volt electron-positron colliders one step closer.
21 Oct 2019 ⋅ 61st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics
Axion particle spotted in solid-state crystal
The axion – first predicted 42 years ago as an elementary particle in extensions of the standard model of particle physics.
7 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature