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renewable fuel

Graphene Takes a Step Towards Renewable Fuel

Researchers at LiU are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the...
optically-induced superconductivity

Light-Induced Superconductivity Under High Pressure

A team of scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science...
Superconducting Crystals

Scientists Pinpoint Energy Flowing Through Vibrations in Superconducting Crystals

Manipulating the flow of energy through superconductors could radically transform technology, perhaps leading to applications such as ultra-fast, highly efficient quantum computers. But these...
niobium boride

Research Dispels Misconception of Superconductivity in Niobium Compound

For over 65 years, niobium boride (NbB) has been considered a classic example of a superconducting material. This assumption, recorded in manuals on the...
quantum

Single-Photon Detector Can Count to Four

Engineers have shown that a widely used method of detecting single photons can also count the presence of at least four photons at a...
Superconductivity

Superconductivity Research Reveals Potential New State of Matter

A potential new state of matter is being reported in the journal Nature, with research showing that among superconducting materials in high magnetic fields,...
Majorana Particles

‘Nano-Hashtags’ Could Provide Definite Proof of Majorana Particles

In 2012 it was big news: researchers from Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology presented the first experimental signatures for the...
superconducting nanowire

Neon FIB Solves Loss Issue in Superconducting Nanowire Devices

Superconducting circuits currently have a wide range of applications in metrology and quantum devices. The active element in most functional superconducting circuits is based...
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New Chromium-based Superconductor Has an Unusual Electronic State

When certain materials are cooled below a critical temperature they become superconductors, with zero electrical resistance. An international research team observed an unusual electronic...
Magnetic quantum

Magnetic Quantum Objects in a “Nano Egg-Box”

Physicists build artificial traps for fluxonsMagnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons", are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits. Computer...
Spintronics

The Electron Manifesto: Transforming High Performance Computing with ‘Spintronics’

One shouldn’t lose sight of what we are doing here. We aren’t just trying to do something better; we are offering something entirely different...
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Secrets of Superfluid Helium Explored

When Cornell physicists Robert Richardson, David Lee and Douglas Osheroff received the 1996 Nobel Prize for their discovery of the superfluid state of liquid...
superconductor

Toward the next Generation of Superconductors and Lithium-ion Batteries: Scanning the...

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tohoku University, and the University of Tokyo have applied advanced scanning methods to visualize the previously unexplored surface...
Superconductors

NSF Funds Research into Superconductivity

A Binghamton University physicist hopes to broaden our understanding of superconductivity with support from a prestigious National Science Foundation grant.Pegor Aynajian, whose research focuses...
superconductor

New Understanding of Superconductor’s ‘Normal’ State May Open the Way to...

Since the discovery two decades ago of the unconventional topological superconductor Sr2RuO4, scientists have extensively investigated its properties at temperatures below its 1 K...
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Group Works Toward Devising Next-gen Superconductor

The experimental realization of ultrathin graphene – which earned two scientists from the University of Manchester, U.K., the Nobel Prize in physics in 2010...
Superconductivity

The Magnetic Allure of Superconductivity

One of my favorite things about being a condensed matter physicist is how broadly defined the subject is. There are lots of interesting phenomena...
superconductivity

Discovery in New Material Raises Questions about Theoretical Models of Superconductivity

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has successfully created the first pure, single-crystal sample of a new iron arsenide superconductor, CaKFe4As4, and studies...
laser

Researchers Demonstrate New Type of Laser

Lasers are everywhere nowadays: doctors use them to correct eyesight, cashiers to scan your groceries, and quantum scientist to control qubits in the future...
metallic hydrogenvideo

Advance in High-pressure Physics

Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists report they have succeeded in creating the rarest material on the planet, which could eventually...