Archive: 03/8/2006

The Strange Case of the Disappearing Quasiparticles

In the “standard model” of condensed matter physics, elementary energy carriers are called quasiparticles. Understanding when and how these energy carriers fail to perform their mission opens doors to new ...

Mar 08, 2006 4.1 / 5 (18) 0

MIT tool may reveal architectural past

A computer design tool originally created for animation may soon unlock the secrets of the structure of ancient cathedrals, according to MIT Assistant Professor John Ochsendorf of architecture.

Mar 08, 2006 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Toshiba and Canon Announce SED Flat-Panel TVs Launch Plan

Toshiba Corporation and Canon Inc. today announced that they will start the first stage of mass production of SED panels in July 2007 and launch SED TVs in the 4Q of calendar year 2007. SED, the Surface-conduction Electron-emitter ...

Mar 08, 2006 4.4 / 5 (17) 0