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Cheers! Maxwell's electromagnetism extended to smaller scales
On Dec. 11, 2019, a general framework for incorporating and correcting for nonclassical electromagnetic phenomena in nanoscale systems will be presented in the journal nature. (2019-12-11)
Heat energy leaps through empty space, thanks to quantum weirdness
A surprising new study shows that heat energy can leap across a few hundred nanometers of a complete vacuum, thanks to a quantum mechanical phenomenon called the Casimir interaction. (2019-12-11)
New laser technique images quantum world in a trillionth of a second
For the first time, researchers have been able to record, frame-by-frame, how an electron interacts with certain atomic vibrations in a solid. (2019-12-10)
Quantum expander for gravitational-wave observatories
Gravitational-wave detectors use ultra-stable laser light stored in optical cavities to achieve the high sensitivity for detecting gravitational-wave signals from merging binary black holes and neutron stars. (2019-12-10)
Has physics ever been deterministic?
Researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the University of Vienna and the University of Geneva, have proposed a new interpretation of classical physics without real numbers. (2019-12-09)
Nanowire detects Abrikosov vortices
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the Institute of Solid State Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences have demonstrated the possibility of detecting Abrikosov vortices penetrating through a superconductor-ferromagnet interface. (2019-12-09)
Liquid flow is influenced by a quantum effect in water
Researchers at EPFL have discovered that the viscosity of solutions of electrically charged polymers dissolved in water is influenced by a quantum effect. (2019-12-09)
Gamma-ray laser moves a step closer to reality
A physicist at the University of California, Riverside, has performed calculations showing hollow spherical bubbles filled with a gas of positronium atoms are stable in liquid helium. (2019-12-06)
Electronic map reveals 'rules of the road' in superconductor
Using a clever technique that causes unruly crystals of iron selenide to snap into alignment, Rice University physicists have drawn a road map that reveals the quantum ''rules of the road'' that electrons must follow in the enigmatic superconductor. (2019-12-06)
New instrument extends LIGO's reach
Technology 'squeezes' out quantum noise so more gravitational wave signals can be detected. (2019-12-05)
A momentous view on the birth of photoelectrons
The creation of photoelectrons through ionisation is one of the most fundamental processes in the interaction between light and matter. (2019-12-05)
Respiration key to increase oxygen in the brain
Contrary to accepted knowledge, blood can bring more oxygen to mice brains when they exercise because the increased respiration packs more oxygen into the hemoglobin, according to an international team of researchers who believe that this holds true for all mammals. (2019-12-04)
Non-adiabatic dynamics of strongly driven diffusive Josephson junctions
Researchers from the University of Paris-Saclay, the University of Regensburg (Germany) and the University of Jyvaskyla; (Finland) have delivered a combined experimental and theoretical work which reveal the profound nature of quantum transport in strongly driven diffusive Josephson junctions. (2019-12-04)
A platform for stable quantum computing, a playground for exotic physics
Harvard University researchers have demonstrated the first material that can have both strongly correlated electron interactions and topological properties, which not only paves the way for more stable quantum computing but also an entirely new platform to explore the wild world of exotic physics. (2019-12-04)
Novel material switches between electrically conducting and insulating states
The new approach developed by Professor James Rondinelli could inform the design of quantum materials platforms for future electronics, as well as faster devices with more storage capabilities. (2019-12-03)
Researchers discover new way to split and sum photons with silicon
A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Riverside have found a way to produce a long-hypothesized phenomenon -- the transfer of energy between silicon and organic, carbon-based molecules -- in a breakthrough that has implications for information storage in quantum computing, solar energy conversion and medical imaging. (2019-12-02)
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers have achieved photon up-conversion, the emission of light with energy higher than the one that excites the material, using carefully designed structures containing silicon nanocrystals and specialized organic molecules. (2019-12-02)
The impact of molecular rotation on a peculiar isotope effect on water hydrogen bonds
Quantum nature of hydrogen bonds in water manifests itself in peculiar physicochemical isotope effects: while deuteration often elongates and weakens hydrogen bonds of typical hydrogen-bonded systems composed of bulky constituent molecules, it elongates but strengthens hydrogen bonds of water molecular aggregates. (2019-12-02)
SUTD-led research sets the groundwork for patient-specific 3D printed meniscus
SUTD together with the University of Miyazaki developed a novel methodology to provide non-invasive analysis of meniscal implants. (2019-11-29)
The coldest reaction
In temperatures millions of times colder than interstellar space, Harvard researchers have performed the coldest reaction in the known universe. (2019-11-28)
Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves
MIT researchers have devised a novel circuit design that enables precise control of computing with magnetic waves -- with no electricity needed. (2019-11-28)
Predicting molecular bond energy by artificial intelligence
Theoretical prediction of molecular bond energy is of key importance for understanding molecular properties. (2019-11-28)
Ultrahigh temperature superfluidity made possible in atomic gases via mixed dimensions
Seeking higher transition temperature has been a major theme of superconductivity and superfluidity research. (2019-11-27)
Quantum dot lasers move a step closer with electric-pumping development at NTU Singapore
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a way to make Colloidal Quantum Dots produce laser light with the help of an electric field. (2019-11-27)
Smart reactions through online design of catalytic pockets
Mapping the three-dimensional structure of catalytic centers helps to design new and improved catalysts. (2019-11-26)
Theorem explains why quantities such as heat and power can fluctuate in microscopic system
Brazilian researchers participate in theoretical study that could have practical applications in nanoscale machine optimization. (2019-11-26)
Ultrafast quantum simulations: A new twist to an old approach
Billions of tiny interactions occur between thousands of particles in every piece of matter in the blink of an eye. (2019-11-25)
Fluid dynamics taught through dance
A collaboration at University of Michigan is taking a unique approach to fluid mechanics by teaching it through dance. (2019-11-25)
Researchers reach milestone in quantum standardization
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a method that could pave the way to establishing universal standards for measuring the performance of quantum computers. (2019-11-25)
Scientists reveal the dominant role of quenched disorder on complex oxide nanowires
At nanometer length scale, novel phenomena are expected to emerge. (2019-11-22)
New twist in quest to develop understanding of time crystalline behavior
The quest to develop the understanding for time crystalline behaviour in quantum systems has taken a new, exciting twist. (2019-11-21)
A super-fast 'light switch' for future cars and computers
Switching light beams quickly is important in many technological applications. (2019-11-20)
Artyom Yurov, IKBFU physicist: 'Can quantum effects occur at mega-scale?'
Quantum physics is, perhaps, the most amazing phenomenon known to people. (2019-11-20)
Atoms don't like jumping rope
Nanooptical traps are a promising building block for quantum technologies. (2019-11-19)
Artificial intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. (2019-11-19)
Heart-on-a-chip technology predicts preclinical systolic and diastolic in vivo observations for novel cardiac drug in development
MyoKardia presented data at the American Heart Association's annual meeting that showed TARA's heart-on-a-chip system was able to measure in vivo cardiac performance of its Phase 2 cardiac drug candidate. (2019-11-18)
Quantum computers learn to mark their own work
A new test to check if a quantum computer is giving correct answers to questions beyond the scope of traditional computing could help the first quantum computer that can outperform a classical computer to be realised. (2019-11-18)
Kick-starting Moore's Law? New 'synthetic' method for making microchips could help
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a new method for producing atomically-thin semiconducting crystals that could one day enable more powerful and compact electronic devices, according to their paper published today in Nature Nanotechnology. (2019-11-18)
Quantum light improves sensitivity of biological measurements
In a new study, researchers showed that quantum light can be used to track enzyme reactions in real time. (2019-11-18)
A better understanding of soft artificial muscles
Artificial muscles will power the soft robots and wearable devices of the future. (2019-11-15)
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