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Scientists film shock waves in diamond

Researchers have used ultra-short pulses of X-rays to film shock waves in diamonds. The study headed by DESY scientists opens up new possibilities for studying the properties of materials. Thanks to the extremely bright and ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in General Physics
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Ultrafast tracking of electron spins

Our present digital information processing and storage is based on two properties of the electron. The first is its charge, which is used in electronic circuits to process information. The second is its spin, which represents ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in General Physics
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