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Gamma rays reach beyond the limits of light

Researchers have discovered a highly efficient way to produce high energy photon beams. The obtained energy is a billion times higher than the energy of photons in visible light. These high-intensity ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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A step closer to understanding quantum mechanics: Physicists develop a new quantum simulation protocol

For most everyday experiences, such as riding a bicycle, using a lift or catching a ball, classical (Newtonian) mechanics is perfectly accurate.

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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High field magnet at BER II: Insight into a hidden order

A specific uranium compound has puzzled researchers for thirty years. Although the crystal structure is simple, no one understands exactly what is happening once it is cooled below a certain ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Googles quantum computing plans threatened by IBM curveball

A mathematical leap has let IBM simulate a 56-qubit quantum computer on a traditional machine, the biggest yet on a classical computer

17 hours ago from Newscientist

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Two teams independently test TomonagaLuttinger theory

(Phys.org)Two teams of researchers working independently of one another have found ways to test aspects of the TomonagaLuttinger theory that describes interacting quantum particles in 1-D ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Physicists gain understanding of how bubbles at the edge of plasmas can drain heat and reduce fusion reaction efficiency

To fuse hydrogen atoms into helium, doughnut-shaped devices called tokamaks must maintain the heat of the ultrahot plasma they control. But like boiling water, plasma has blobs, or bubbles, ...

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Barry Simon Wins 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

AIP and APS announced that Barry Simon of Caltech is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, which is awarded annually to honor significant contributions to ...

19 hours ago from AlphaGalileo

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2017 AIP Science Writing Award Winners Announced

The American Institute of Physics announced today the winners of its 2017 Science Communication Awards for Books, Articles, Writing for Children, and Broadcast and New Media: Timothy Jorgensen ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Newswise

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This nanoelectronics breakthrough could lead to more efficient quantum devices

Researchers from Concordia have made a breakthrough that could help your electronic devices get even smarter.

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Physics boosts artificial intelligence methods

Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem. By employing quantum-compatible machine learning ...

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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