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Scientists couple magnetization to superconductivity for quantum discoveries

September 6, 2019

By coupling magnetic behavior to a superconducting circuit, Argonne scientists pave the way for quantum information systems. Quantum…
Feel the force? Study points to non-Newtonian force affecting particles’ flight

June 4, 2019

When Nebraska’s Herman Batelaan and colleagues recently submitted a research paper that makes the case for the existence…
Putting a New Spin on Majorana Fermions

April 2, 2019

Split electrons that emerge at the boundaries between different magnetic states in materials known as spin ladders could…
Lightning’s Electromagnetic Fields May Have Protective Properties

February 15, 2019

Lightning was the main electromagnetic presence in the Earth’s atmosphere long before the invention of electricity. There are…
Quirky kindred compounds could crack quantum code

December 27, 2018

There’s an oddball in most families, but Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan has discovered an entire clan of…
Scientists use magnetic defects to achieve electromagnetic wave breakthrough

December 20, 2018

Surfers spend much of their time watching long waves come onto the shoreline as they attempt to catch…
Waves transfer energy in space plasma

December 13, 2018

An international research team led by Naritoshi Kitamura at the University of Tokyo demonstrated that distinct populations of…
Unlocking the Secrets of Metal-Insulator Transitions

November 9, 2018

X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy at NSLS-II’s CSX beamline used to understand electrical conductivity transitions in magnetite By using…
Magnetic field milestone: Record controllable magnetic field generated

September 25, 2018

Physicists from the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Tokyo have generated the strongest controllable…
The strongest resistive magnet in the world with 41.4 teslas will push quantum computing forward

August 26, 2017

All electronic devices and many other things around you have magnets. There are actually some toys made around…
Trickling electrons

November 9, 2016

What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated…
Researchers develop key power-splitting component for terahertz waves

June 30, 2016

One of the most basic components of any communications network is a power splitter that allows a signal…
Terahertz radiation: A useful source for food safety

June 18, 2016

An effective and less expensive tool for the inspection of food and drugs could soon be a reality.…
How light is detected affects the atom that emits it

May 13, 2016

Flick a switch on a dark winter day and your office is flooded with bright light, one of…
Light-powered 3-D Printer Creates Terahertz Lens

May 5, 2016

From visible light to radio waves, most people are familiar with the different sections of the electromagnetic spectrum.…
Researchers develop new lens for terahertz radiation

March 16, 2016

Terahertz radiation is a relatively unexplored slice of the electromagnetic spectrum, but it holds the promise of countless…
Now you see it: cloaking technology arrives sooner than expected

October 31, 2015

In science, decades can pass between a proposed theory and its real-world application. That is precisely what University…
Physicists catch a magnetic wave that offers promise for more energy-efficient computing

September 11, 2015

A team of physicists has taken pictures of a theorized but previously undetected magnetic wave, the discovery of…
NASA Hosts ‘Quest for Quakes’ Data Challenge

July 27, 2015

A new NASA challenge is looking for evidence to support a theory that electromagnetic pulses (EMP) may precede…
Invisibility cloak aspirations inspire new metasurface material

July 1, 2015

A fabricated metasurface that leads to improved antenna performance may well represent the first demonstrated practical application for…
Researchers create ‘comb’ that detects terahertz waves with extreme precision

April 23, 2015

Light can come in many frequencies, only a small fraction of which can be seen by humans. Between…
Harvesting energy from electromagnetic waves

April 15, 2015

For our modern, technologically-advanced society, in which technology has become the solution to a myriad of challenges, energy…
New understanding of electromagnetism could enable ‘antennas on a chip’

April 10, 2015

New understanding of the nature of electromagnetism could lead to antennas small enough to fit on computer chips…
Fujitsu Releases New Version of EXAMAG LLG Simulator, Magnetic-Field Simulation Software

March 25, 2015

Fujitsu today announced the release of a new, enhanced version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution EXAMAG LLG Simulator(1),…
New theory about water may revolutionize biology

March 11, 2015

Some researchers have a theory that water is not simply water. They believe that, in addition to it…
Physicists find a new way to push electrons around

September 12, 2014

When moving through a conductive material in an electric field, electrons tend to follow the path of least…
Device turns flat surface into spherical antenna

April 15, 2014

The prototype of the fabricated metasurface lens shown with simulated x components of electric fields at 9 GHz…
Research update: Electric fields can push droplets from surfaces

December 20, 2013

Researchers at MIT have followed up on their discovery that droplets of water acquire an electric charge when…
Understanding a new kind of magnetism

September 23, 2013

Using low-frequency laser pulses, a team of researchers has carried out the first measurements that reveal the detailed…
Physicist proves impossibility of quantum time crystals

August 23, 2013

Is it possible that a moving object could have zero energy? The common sense answer is no, since…
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