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New kind of optical fiber developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists led by John Badding, a professor of chemistry at Penn State University, has developed the very first optical fiber made with a core of zinc selenide -- a light-yellow ...

Feb 25, 2011 4.5 / 5 (20) 9 | with audio podcast

Physicist opens new window on glass puzzle

When most people look at a window, they see solid panes of glass, but for decades, physicists have pondered the mysteries of window glass: Is glass a solid, or merely an extremely slow moving liquid" An Emory University research ...

Aug 09, 2007 4 / 5 (22) 0