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CMR induced in pure lanthanum manganite

Colossal magnetoresistance is a property with practical applications in a wide array of electronic tools including magnetic sensors and magnetic RAM. New research from a team including Carnegie's Maria Baldini, Ho-Kwang "Dave" ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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How oversized atoms could help shrink

"Lab-on-a-chip" devices – which can carry out several laboratory functions on a single, micro-sized chip – are the result of a quiet scientific revolution over the past few years. For example, they enable doctors to make ...

dateJul 01, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Physicists shatter stubborn mystery of how glass forms

A physicist at the University of Waterloo is among a team of scientists who have described how glasses form at the molecular level and provided a possible solution to a problem that has stumped scientists for decades.

Towards the ultimate model of water

Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), IBM and the University of Edinburgh have developed the first conceptually simple but broadly applicable model for water.

Uncovering the secrets of super solar power perovskites
New transitory form of silica observed
New material set to change cooling industry
Squeezing out new science from material interfaces
Quantum model helps solve mysteries of water
From metal to insulator and back again
Electron spin brings order to high entropy alloys
Pseudoparticles travel through photoactive material
Why seashells' mineral forms differently in seawater
New process allows for stronger, lighter, flexible steel
Study reveals missing boundary in PZT phase diagram
New breakthrough in thermoelectric materials
Mixing up a batch of stronger metals
World's most complex crystal simulated

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