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Physicists design 2-D materials that conduct electricity at almost the speed of light

Physicists at the University of California, Irvine and elsewhere have fabricated new two-dimensional quantum materials with breakthrough electrical and magnetic attributes that could make them ...

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Beyond classical computing without fault-tolerance: Looking for the quantum frontier

A team of researchers from Australia and the UK have developed a new theoretical framework to identify computations that occupy the 'quantum frontier'the boundary at which problems become impossible ...

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Researchers find means by which mushrooms glow

( team of researchers from Russia, Brazil and Japan has uncovered the means by which two kinds of mushrooms glow in the dark. In their paper published on the open-access site Science ...

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Study offers new theoretical approach to describing non-equilibrium phase transitions

Imaginary numbers are a solution to a very real problem in a study published today in Scientific Reports.

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Laser cooling a polyatomic molecule

( team of researchers at Harvard University has successfully cooled a three-atom molecule down to near absolute zero for the first time. In their paper published in Physical Review ...

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Move over, Superman! NIST method sees through concrete to detect early-stage corrosion

When you suffer a fall, an on-the-field collision or some other traumatic blow, the first thing the doctor will do is take an X-ray, CT scan or MRI to determine if anything has been damaged ...

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Where scientist meets machine: A fresh approach to experimental design at SLAC x-ray laser

Big leaps in technology require big leaps in design entirely new approaches that can take full advantage of everything the technology has to offer. Thats the thinking behind a new initiative ...

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New CERN results show novel phenomena in proton collisions

In a paper published today in Nature Physics , the ALICE collaboration reports that proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei. ...

Tue 25 Apr 17 from

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Scientists model the formation of multivalleys in semiconductor microcavities

Everything we experience is made of light and matter. And the interaction between the two can bring about fascinating effects. For example, it can result in the formation of special quasiparticles, ...

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Viewpoint: Linking Two Quantum Dots with Single Photons

Author(s): Oliver BensonResearchers have transferred quantum information from one quantum dot to another dot 5 m away using photonic qubits as the relay.[Physics 10, 42] Published Tue Apr 25, ...

Tue 25 Apr 17 from APS Physics

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