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