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Research reveals new state of matter: a Cooper pair metal

For years, physicists have assumed that Cooper pairs, the electron duos that enable superconductors to conduct electricity without resistance, were two-trick ponies. The pairs either glide freely, ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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From a cloud of cold and a spark, researchers create and stabilize pure polymeric nitrogen for the first time

Scientists have long theorized that the energy stored in the atomic bonds of nitrogen could one day be a source of clean energy. But coaxing the nitrogen atoms into linking up has been a daunting ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Physicists irreversibly split photons by freezing them in a Bose-Einstein condensate

Light can be directed in different directions, usually also back the same way. Physicists from the University of Bonn and the University of Cologne have, however, succeeded in creating a new ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers capture moving object with ghost imaging

Researchers have developed a way to capture moving objects with the unconventional imaging method known as ghost imaging. The new method could make the imaging technique practical for new applications ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Few-cycle pulses break the 300 W barrier

A team led by researchers from the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI), Laser-Laboratorium Gttingen (LLG) and Active Fiber Systems (AFS) has generated ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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New spin directions in pyrite an encouraging sign for future spintronics

A Monash University study revealing new spin textures in pyrite could unlock these materials' potential in future spintronics devices.

Tue 12 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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A milestone in ultrashort-pulse laser oscillators

With the demonstration of a sub-picosecond thin-disk laser oscillator delivering a record-high 350-watt average output power, physicists at ETH Zurich set a new benchmark and pave the path toward ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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How do you make the world's most powerful neutrino beam?

What do you need to make the most intense beam of neutrinos in the world? Just a few magnets and some pencil lead. But not your usual household stuff. After all, this is the world's most intense ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Massive photons in an artificial magnetic field

An international research collaboration from Poland, the UK and Russia has created a two-dimensional systema thin optical cavity filled with liquid crystalin which they trapped photons. As ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Cube-?shaped magnetic building blocks for soft robotics applications

ETH scientists have developed cube-shaped magnetic building blocks that can be assembled into two-dimensional shapes and controlled by an external magnetic field. They can be used for soft robotics ...

Mon 11 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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