Physics - Superconductivity news

New method to understand superconductors

Researchers at The Open University have devised a new method to understand the processes that happen when atoms cool which could lead to new materials for superconducting power grids and widespread use of magnetic resonance ...

Dec 13, 2012 4.3 / 5 (3) 37

Ferromagnetism plus superconductivity

It seems impossible: Scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf and the TU Dresden (Germany) were able to verify with an intermetallic compound of bismuth and nickel that certain materials actually exhibit the ...

Apr 18, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Researcher modernizes US power grid

Although the U.S. electric power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th century, aging technology and an increase in demand create problems for the electricity infrastructure that need to be fixed. ...

Mar 30, 2010 4.2 / 5 (6) 6

Outstanding in the cold

Physicist John P. Davis is counting the days until he takes delivery of equipment that will give the University of Alberta the distinction of having the coldest laboratory in Canada.  

Feb 20, 2012 3.3 / 5 (3) 1