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October 26, 2020

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Odds Are Good for Unique 2D Compound

Engineers make 2D materials for valleytronics, a platform for information processing and storage that relies on the manipulation of electrons' positions in energetic ...

Extreme Events in Quantum Cascade Lasers

Based on a quantum cascade laser (QCL) emitting mid-infrared light, the researchers developed a basic optical neuron system operating 10,000× faster than biological ...

Timekeeping Theory Combines Quantum Clocks and Einstein's Relativity

Cool research story with connections to atomic clocks, Einstein and quantum mechanics. The research shows the 'spooky' interference that can impact even the most sophisticated ...

Do the Twist: Making Two-Dimensional Quantum Materials Using Curved Surfaces

Scientists have discovered a way to control the growth of twisting, microscopic spirals of materials just one atom thick. The continuously twisting ...
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Physicist Joins International Effort to Unveil the Behavior of 'Strange Metals'

Physicists have solved the puzzle of the NFL behavior in interacting electrons systems, and provided a protocol for the establishment of new paradigms in quantum metals, through quantum many-body ...

'Classified Knots': Researchers Create Optical Framed Knots to Encode Information

Researchers have been able to create optical framed knots in the laboratory that could potentially be applied in modern technologies. Their work opens the door to new methods of distributing secret ...

Slowing Light in an Optical Cavity With Mechanical Resonators and Mirrors

Scientists have demonstrated the theory behind how a cavity optomechanical system induces OMIT and reduces the speed of ...

Zeptoseconds: New World Record in Short Time Measurement

In the global race to measure ever shorter time spans, physicists have now measured a process that lies within the realm of zeptoseconds for the first time: the propagation of light within a ...

Researchers have proposed a novel method for finding dark matter, the cosmos' mystery material that has eluded detection for ...

What Laser Color Do You Like?

Researchers have developed a microchip technology that can convert invisible near-infrared laser light into any one of a panoply of visible laser colors, including red, orange, yellow and green. ...

Physicists Observe Room-Temperature Superconductivity

Physicists have made a breakthrough in the long sought-after quest for a room-temperature superconductor, what they call the 'holy grail' of energy ...

Researchers Synthesize Room Temperature Superconducting Material

Compressing simple molecular solids with hydrogen at extremely high pressures, scientists have, for the first time, created material that is superconducting at room temperature. They combined ...

Bringing a Power Tool from Math Into Quantum Computing

The Fourier transform is a mathematical operation essential to virtually all fields of physics and engineering. Although there already exists an algorithm that computes the Fourier transform in ...

An Innovative Method to Tune Lasers Toward Infrared Wavelengths

Researchers have discovered a cost-effective way to tune the spectrum of a laser to the infrared, a band of great interest for many laser ...

Temperature Evolution of Impurities in a Quantum Gas

A new theoretical study advances our understanding of the role of thermodynamics in the 'quantum impurity' problem, which studies the behavior of deliberately introduced atoms (ie, ...

Quantum Physics: Physicists Successfully Carry out Controlled Transport of Stored Light

Physicists have successfully transported light stored in a quantum memory over a distance of 1.2 millimeters. They have demonstrated that the controlled transport process and its dynamics has only ...

Ultrafast Fiber Laser Produces Record High Power

Researchers have developed an ultrafast fiber laser that delivers an average power more than ten times what is available from today's high-power lasers. The technology is poised to improve ...

Finding the Right Color to Control Magnets With Laser Pulses

Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate magnets with laser light pulses shorter than a trillionth of a second. The international team of researchers also identified the light wavelength or ...

Stacking and Twisting Graphene Unlocks a Rare Form of Magnetism

A team of researchers has discovered that a variety of exotic electronic states, including a rare form of magnetism, can arise in a three-layer graphene ...

Scientists Find Upper Limit for the Speed of Sound

Scientists have discovered the fastest possible speed of ...

Signals from Distant Stars Connect Optical Atomic Clocks Across Earth for the First Time

Using radio telescopes observing distant stars, scientists have connected optical atomic clocks on different ...

Nanoscale Machines Convert Light Into Work

Researchers have developed a tiny new machine that converts laser light into work. These optically powered machines self-assemble and could be used for nanoscale manipulation of tiny cargo for ...

New Measurements of the Solar Spectrum Verify Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

Researchers have measured, with unprecedented accuracy, the gravitational redshift of the Sun, a change in frequency of the lines in the solar spectrum which is produced when the light escapes from ...

A New Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics Suggests Reality Does Not Depend on the Measurer

For 100 years scientists have disagreed on how to interpret quantum mechanics. A recent study supports an interpretation that is close to classical scientific ...

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