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Quantum drag:University of Iowa physicist says current in one iron magnetic sheet can create quantized spin waves in another, separate sheet

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Friction and drag are commonplace in nature. You experience these phenomena when riding in an airplane, pairing electrical wiring, or rubbing pieces of sandpaper together.

New Yale-developed device lengthens the life of quantum information

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Yale University scientists have reached a milestone in their efforts to extend the durability and dependability of quantum information.

RMIT researchers make leap in measuring quantum states

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
A breakthrough into the full characterisation of quantum states has been published today as a prestigious Editors' Suggestion in the journal Physical Review Letters.

New reaction for the synthesis of nanostructures

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
The collaboration between the research groups of professors Pau Ballester and José R. Galan-Mascaros at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Dr. Jonas Björk at Linköping University...

Research team led by NUS scientists develop plastic flexible magnetic memory device: Novel technique to implant high-performance magnetic memory chip on a flexible plastic surface without compromising performance

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
It looks like a small piece of transparent film with tiny engravings on it, and is flexible enough to be bent into a tube. Yet, this piece of "smart" plastic demonstrates excellent performance in term...

Weird quantum effects stretch across hundreds of miles

July 24, 2016 - 7:45am
In the world of quantum, infinitesimally small particles, weird and often logic-defying behaviors abound. Perhaps the strangest of these is the idea of superposition, in which objects can exist simult...

Scientists glimpse inner workings of atomically thin transistors

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists at The University of Texas at Austin has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor...

The birth of quantum holography: Making holograms of single light particles!

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Until quite recently, creating a hologram of a single photon was believed to be impossible due to fundamental laws of physics. However, scientists at the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, have...

Research examines how to optimize nanoparticles for efficient drug delivery

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanoparticles are being studied as drug delivery systems to treat a wide variety of diseases. New research delves into the physical properties of nanoparticles that are important for successfully deli...

Researchers discover key mechanism for producing solar cells: Better understanding of perovskite solar cells could boost widespread use

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Houston have reported the first explanation for how a class of materials changes during production to more efficiently absorb light, a critical step toward the large...

Graphene photodetectors: Thinking outside the 2-D box

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
In a recent work published in Nature Communications, the research group led by ICREA Professor at ICFO Frank Koppens demonstrate a novel way to detect low-energy photons using vertical heterostructure...

The future of perovskite solar cells has just got brighter -- come rain or shine: Korean researchers at POSTECH have succeeded in developing high-efficiency perovskite solar cells that retain excellent performance over two months in a very humid condition

July 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Widely known as one of the cleanest and most renewable energy sources, solar energy is a fast growing alternative to fossil fuels. Among the various types of solar materials, organometal halide perovs...

Renishaw's inVia™ confocal Raman microscope is used to study blood stored in plastic blood bags

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
The Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia, Canada, is leading the way in the use of Raman spectroscopy as a tool for monitoring biochemical changes and inter-donor variabili...

News from Quorum: The College of New Jersey use the Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system in a project to study ice crystals in high altitude clouds

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the use of their PP3010T cryo SEM preparation system which is being used...

Easier, faster, cheaper: A full-filling approach to making nanotubes of consistent quality: Approach opens a straightforward route for engineering the properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Just as many of us might be resigned to clogged salt shakers or rush-hour traffic, those working to exploit the special properties of carbon nanotubes have typically shrugged their shoulders when thes...

Pushing a single-molecule switch: An international team of researchers from Donostia International Physics Center, Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, University of Liverpool, and the Polish Academy of Sciences has shown a new way to operate

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Everybody knows the force that is required to activate a light switch on a wall - a finger is enough. But how much force do you need to apply if the device was dramatically reduced to the "nanoscale w...

Keystone Nano selected as a top scoring company by NCI investor review panel

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano is pleased to announce that it has been selected for additional support from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. After a careful and competitive review b...

Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Quantum physics: The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in, for example, the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which doctors could...

n-tech Research Announces August 3, 2016 Date for Smart Coatings Webinar

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
n-tech Research has announced that it will be hosting a webinar to present findings from the firm’s recently issued report, "Smart Coatings Markets 2016-2025." The webinar will take place on Wednesda...

A 'bridge' of carbon between nerve tissues: A high-tech 'sponge' connects neurons in vitro (and is biocompatible in vivo)

July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
"Under the microscope, it looks like a knotted tangle of tubes. It was initially studied by Maurizio De Crescenzi's team at the University of Rome Tor Vergata for cleaning up spilled hydrocarbons in t...