A transistor-like amplifier for single photons

Data transmission over long distances usually utilizes optical techniques via glass fibres – this ensures high speed transmission combined with low power dissipation of the signal. For quite ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Building 'invisible' materials with light

A new method of building materials using light, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, could one day enable technologies that are often considered the realm of science fiction, ...

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity—a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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New theory predicts magnets may act as wireless cooling agents.

The magnets cluttering the face of your refrigerator may one day be used as cooling agents, according to a new theory formulated by MIT researchers.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Scissoring the lipids

A new strategy which enables molecules to be disconnected essentially anywhere, even remote from functionality, is described by researchers from the University of Bristol in Nature Chemistry ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Wearable device for the early detection of common diabetes-related neurological condition

A group of researchers in Taiwan has developed a new optical technology that may be able to detect an early complication of diabetes sooner, when it is more easily treated. If the device proves ...

23 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Seeing is bead-lieving: Scientists create model 'bead-spring' chains with tunable properties

Rice University researchers are using magnetic beads and DNA "springs" to create chains of varying flexibility that can be used as microscale models for polymer macromolecules.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mineral magic? Common mineral capable of making and breaking bonds

Reactions among minerals and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments are critical components of the Earth's deep carbon cycle, they provide energy for the deep biosphere, and may have ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Measuring the smallest magnets: Physicists measured magnetic interactions between single electrons

Imagine trying to measure a tennis ball that bounces wildly, every time to a distance a million times its own size. The bouncing obviously creates enormous "background noise" that interferes ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Graphene surfaces on photonic racetracks

In an article published in Optics Express, scientists from The University of Manchester describe how graphene can be wrapped around a silicon wire, or waveguide, and modify the transmission ...

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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