Research team at TU Graz discovers atomic-level processes which can provide new approaches to improving material properties.
Sabyasachi Kar from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China, and Yew Kam Ho from the Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, have now characterised the higher energy levels reached by electrons in resonance in three-particle systems, which are too complex to be described using simple equations. This theoretical model, published in a recent study in EPJ D, is intended to offer guidance for experimentalists interested in observing these resonant structures in positronium ions.
Piece summarizes invited PPPL talks ranging from fusion to astrophysics at 60th APS-DPP annual meeting.
Physicists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have recently succeeded in observing parity violation in ytterbium atoms with different numbers of neutrons. The research was published in the renowned Nature Physics journal.
For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they're often seen together.
The international scientific team developed a new method for measuring the response of crystals on the electric field. The results a collaborative research done at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) were published in the Journal of Applied Crystallography and appeared on the cover of the October issue.
Nowadays, quantum systems can be manipulated with extremely high, but not with perfect precision. Researchers in the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich have now demonstrated how errors that occur during such operations can be monitored and corrected on the fly.
Scientists are working to dramatically speed up the development of fusion energy in an effort to deliver power to the electric grid soon enough to help mitigate impacts of climate change. The arrival of a breakthrough technology -- high-temperature superconductors, which can be used to build magnets that produce stronger magnetic fields than previously possible -- could help them achieve this goal. Researchers plan to use this technology to build magnets at the scale required for fusion
Scientists have produced an extremely bright spot of light that can travel at any speed -- including faster than the speed of light. Researchers have found a way to use this concept, called 'flying focus,' to move an intense laser focal point over long distances at any speed. Their technique includes capturing some of the fastest movies ever recorded.
New insights have been gained about stellar winds, streams of high-speed charged particles called plasma that blow through interstellar space. These winds, created by eruptions from stars or stellar explosions, carry with them strong magnetic fields which can interact with or effect other magnetic fields, such as those that surround planets like Earth. To understand these processes, researchers are employing laboratory experiments to study magnetic flows up close.