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A new way of making glass

(Phys.org)—A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method that controls how the atoms within a substance are ...

Nov 09, 2012
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Water caged in buckyballs

In a new paper in the Journal of Chemical Physics, a research team in the United Kingdom and the United States describes how water molecules "caged" in fullerene spheres ("buckyballs") are providing a deep ...

May 20, 2014
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Probing a rare material spin state

A team of international physicists that includes researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology has found experimental evidence of a highly sought-after type of arrangement of atomic magnetic moments, ...

Sep 14, 2007
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Explosives on a chip

Tiny copper structures with pores at both the nanometer and micron size scales could play a key role in the next generation of detonators used to improve the reliability, reduce the size and lower the cost ...

Dec 18, 2007
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