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Unlocking the secret of the Kondo Effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists including researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology at UCL (University College London) and the IBM Almaden Research Center has forged a breakthrough in understanding an intriguing ...

Sep 22, 2008 4.6 / 5 (46) 5

New silicon memory chip developed

(Phys.org) -- The first purely silicon oxide-based 'Resistive RAM' memory chip that can operate in ambient conditions – opening up the possibility of new super-fast memory - has been developed by researchers ...

May 18, 2012 4.6 / 5 (35) 16 | with audio podcast

An Unconventional Metal

The semiconductor silicon and the ferromagnet iron are the basis for much of mankind's technology, used in everything from computers to electric motors. In this week's issue of the journal Nature (August 21st) ...

Aug 20, 2008 4.3 / 5 (35) 0

The great cosmic challenge

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today cosmologists are challenging the world to solve a compelling statistical problem, to bring us closer to understanding the nature of dark matter and energy which makes up 95 per cent of the ‘missing’ ...

Oct 28, 2008 4.3 / 5 (32) 11