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The nano-guitar string that plays itself

Using a tiny suspended wire, resembling a vibrating guitar string, the experiment shows how a simple nano-device can generate motion directly from an electrical current.

8 hours ago Nature Physics

Johns Hopkins researchers discover material that could someday power quantum computer

Researchers found that a certain superconducting material contains special properties that could be the building blocks for technology of the future.

10 Oct 2019 Science

Atomic-level imaging could offer roadmap to metals with new properties

The approach involves building an atomic resolution chemical map to help gain new insights into individual high-entropy alloys and help characterize their properties.

9 Oct 2019 Nature

Quantum paradox experiment may lead to more accurate clocks and sensors

The experiment itself will also answer some open questions in modern physics.

9 Oct 2019 Science Advances

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

New horizons for connecting future quantum computers into a quantum network

Researchers have made two steps in the conversion of quantum states between signals in the microwave and optical domains.

7 Oct 2019 Nature Physics

More energy instead of heat by planting magnetic spins into a quantum dot

LANL researchers demonstrate that by incorporating magnetic ions into quantum dots they can greatly enhance useful ‘energy-producing’ interactions so as they become faster than wasteful phonon scattering.

7 Oct 2019 Nature Nanotechnology

Controlling 2-D magnetism with stacking order

MIT researchers discover why magnetism in certain materials is different in atomically thin layers and their bulk forms.

5 Oct 2019 Nature Physics

New metasurface design can control optical fields in three dimensions

The team’s design principles and experimental findings demonstrate that it is possible to model and construct metamaterial devices that can precisely manipulate optical fields with high spatial resolution in three dimensions.

4 Oct 2019 Science Advances

Physicists at Goethe University solve mystery surrounding photon momentum

Miniscule effect measured with new super COLTRIMS apparatus.

4 Oct 2019 Nature Physics

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