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NIST physicists create record-setting quantum motion
Showcasing precise control at the quantum level, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method for making an ion (electrically charged atom) display exact quantities of quantum-level motion -- any specific amount up to 100 packets of energy or 'quanta,' more than five times the previous record high of 17. (2019-07-22)
Airborne lidar system poised to improve accuracy of climate change models
Researchers have developed a laser-based system that can be used for airborne measurement of important atmospheric gases with unprecedented accuracy and resolution. (2019-07-22)
X-ray laser sight reveals drug targets
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have published a review on serial femtosecond crystallography, one of the most promising methods for analyzing the tertiary structure of proteins. (2019-07-19)
Breakthrough material could lead to cheaper, more widespread solar panels and electronics
Two physics research groups at the University of Kansas have generated free electrons from organic semiconductors when combined with a single atomic layer of molybdenum disulfide, a recently discovered two-dimensional semiconductor. (2019-07-16)
Researchers wirelessly hack 'boss' gene, a step toward reprogramming the human genome
A new University at Buffalo-led study describes how researchers wirelessly controlled FGFR1 -- a gene that plays a key role in how humans grow from embryos to adults -- in lab-grown brain tissue. (2019-07-16)
Loose RNA molecules rejuvenate skin, researchers discover
Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? (2019-07-15)
NIST's compact atomic gyroscope displays new twists
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have upgraded their compact atomic gyroscope to enable multitasking measurement capabilities and measure its performance, important steps toward practical applications. (2019-07-11)
Caught in the act: Images capture molecular motions in real time
Researchers have shot a 'movie' of subtle molecular motions in unprecedented detail, shedding light on previously unseen chemical dynamics. (2019-07-11)
What happens when you explode a chemical bond?
Light-induced breakage of chemical bonds can lead to damage in the body and environment, but techniques for studying this photochemical reaction have been limited to before and after snapshots. (2019-07-11)
Terahertz technology escapes the cold
The group of Jérôme Faist in the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich achieved the first realization of a terahertz quantum cascade laser operating without cryogenic cooling. (2019-07-10)
Charge transfer within transition-metal dyes analysed
Transition-metal complexes in dye-based solar cells are responsible for converting light into electrical energy. (2019-07-09)
Could vacuum physics be revealed by laser-driven microbubble?
Scientists at Osaka University discovered a novel mechanism which they refer to as microbubble implosion (MBI) in 2018. (2019-07-09)
'Liquid forensics' could lead to safer drinking water
Ping! The popular 1990 film, The Hunt for Red October, helped introduce sonar technology on submarines to pop culture. (2019-07-08)
Redefining the limits of measurement accuracy
Scientists at the QUEST Institute at Leibniz University, Hannover, and the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, have, together with colleagues in Florence, Italy, introduced a method based on a non-classical state adapted to two measurement parameters at once. (2019-07-02)
High brightness mid-infrared laser expands horizon of spectroscopic analytical technique
Researchers have used an extremely bright mid-infrared laser to perform an analytical technique known as spectroscopic ellipsometry. (2019-07-02)
Pinpointing the extragalactic origin of a single fast radio burst
The origin of a single, transient radio pulse has been pinpointed to a distant galaxy several billion light years away, representing the first localization of a non-repeating fast radio burst (FRB). (2019-06-27)
Discovered: A new property of light
Researchers have discovered that light can possess a new property, self-torque. (2019-06-27)
Experimental physicists redefine ultrafast, coherent magnetism
For the first time ever, experimental physicists have been able to influence the magnetic moment of materials in sync with their electronic properties. (2019-06-26)
The fundamental physics of frequency combs sheds light on nature's problem-solving skills
Nature has a way of finding optimal solutions to complex problems. (2019-06-26)
Laser light detects tumors
A team of researchers from Jena presents a groundbreaking new method for the rapid, gentle and reliable detection of tumors with laser light. (2019-06-25)
Shaken and stirred: Scientists capture the deformation effect of shock waves on a material
Understanding how shock waves affect structures is crucial for advancements in material science research, including safety protocols and novel surface modifications. (2019-06-21)
Laser method promising for detecting trace chemicals in air
Researchers have developed a new laser-based method that can detect electric charges and chemicals of interest with unprecedented sensitivity. (2019-06-20)
A sound idea: a step towards quantum computing
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba and the University of Pittsburgh have developed a new method for using lasers to create tiny lattice waves inside silicon crystals that can encode quantum information. (2019-06-19)
A new force for optical tweezers awakens
When studying biological cells using optical tweezers, one main issue is the damage caused to the cell by the tool. (2019-06-18)
Introduced a new paradigm of cell transplantation with scaffold microrobots
Professor Hongsoo Choi's team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. (2019-06-17)
FEFU scientists to broaden ideas about reactive sintering of transparent ceramics
Green bodies' porous structure, i.e. mesostructure, affects dramatically the functional parameters of the optical ceramics obtained by reactive sintering. (2019-06-13)
New record: 3D-printed optical-electronic integration
In this work, researchers demonstrate an electrically modulated microlaser module on a 3D-integrated microsystem composed of a dye-doped polymeric microcavity and an underneath microscale electrical heating circuit. (2019-06-13)
Laser trick produces high-energy terahertz pulses
A team of scientists from DESY and the University of Hamburg has achieved an important milestone in the quest for a new type of compact particle accelerator. (2019-06-13)
X and gamma rays --Even more powerful
International group of researchers including scientists from Skoltech have invented a new method for the generation of intense X and gamma-ray radiation based on Nonlinear Compton Scattering. (2019-06-13)
Rutgers scientist creates 'virtual biopsy' device to detect skin tumors
Using sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light, a Rutgers University scientist has developed a new 'virtual biopsy' device that can quickly determine a skin lesion's depth and potential malignancy without using a scalpel. (2019-06-13)
Sensitive, noninvasive platform detects circulating tumor cells in melanoma patients
Scientists have created a laser-based platform that can quickly and noninvasively screen large quantities of blood in patients with melanoma to detect circulating tumor cells (CTCs) -- a precursor to deadly metastases. (2019-06-12)
Inexpensive, simple fabrication method poised to expand microlens applications
A growing number of applications, including smartphone cameras, depend on microlenses to boost performance. (2019-06-12)
Organic electronics: a new semiconductor in the carbon-nitride family
Teams from Humboldt-Universität and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have explored a new material in the carbon-nitride family. (2019-06-06)
Atrial fibrillation set to affect more than 14 million over-65s in the EU by 2060
Urgent action is needed to prevent, detect and treat atrial fibrillation to stop a substantial rise in disabling strokes. (2019-06-06)
Researchers uncover a new obstacle to effective accelerator beams
Release proposes explanation for failure to focus accelerator-fired ion beams. (2019-06-06)
Probing semiconductor crystals with a sphere of light
Tohoku University researchers have developed a technique using a hollow sphere to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals. (2019-06-06)
As hot as the sun's interior
Physicists at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) have developed a new method for producing plasma, enabling them to deal with some of the problems that stand in the way of this extremely difficult process. (2019-06-05)
Researchers from IKBFU find out how to strengthen coastal zones of Baltic Sea
Reconstruction and strengthening of coastal zones are the key issues of many industries that are oriented in the seaside tourism. (2019-06-05)
Using physics to print living tissue
3D printers can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. (2019-06-04)
Accurate probing of magnetism with light
Probing magnetic materials with extreme ultraviolet radiation allows to obtain a detailed microscopic picture of how magnetic systems interact with light -- the fastest way to manipulate a magnetic material. (2019-06-03)
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