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First major superconducting component for new high-power particle accelerator arrives at Fermilab

It was a three-hour nighttime road trip that capped off a journey begun seven years ago.

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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'Evil-genius' neutrino gun could unmask tiniest particles in the universe

Neutrinos are perhaps the most underrated particles known to humankind. Physicist, smart guy and smart aleck Wolfgang Pauli first proposed their existence in 1930 as a missing puzzle piece — ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from FOXNews

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Two advances in understanding the role of 'charge stripes' in superconducting mate

High-temperature superconductors, which carry electricity with zero resistance at much higher temperatures than conventional superconducting materials, have generated a lot of excitement since ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers document a quantum spin wave for light

Researchers at Purdue University have created a quantum spin wave for light. This can be a carrier of information for future nanotechnologies but with a unique twist: they only flow in one direction.

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists unveil first quantum simulation of 3-D topological matter with ultracold atoms

Physicists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Peking University (PKU) have successfully created the world's first 3-D simulation of topological matter consisting ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Lithium fluoride crystals 'see' heavy ions with high energies

Lithium fluoride crystals have recently been used to register the tracks of nuclear particles. Physicists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow have ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics

A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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A laser for penetrating waves

The Landau-level laser is an exciting concept for an unusual radiation source. It could efficiently generate so-called terahertz waves, which can be used to penetrate materials, with possible ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers demonstrate three-dimensional quantum Hall effect for the first time

The quantum Hall effect (QHE), which was previously known for two-dimensional (2-D) systems, was predicted to be possible for three-dimensional (3-D) systems by Bertrand Halperin in 1987, but ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Unraveling the stripe order mystery

One of the greatest mysteries in condensed matter physics is the exact relationship between charge order and superconductivity in cuprate superconductors. In superconductors, electrons move ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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