News tagged with band structure

Two dynamos drive Jupiter's magnetic field

(Phys.org) —Superlatives are the trademark of the planet Jupiter. The magnetic field at the top edge of the cloud surrounding the largest member of the solar system is around ten times stronger than Earth's, ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Resistance makes waves

Even physics can give pointers for energy saving. An international team working together with the Centre for Quantum Materials, run by the Max Planck Society in conjunction with the University of British ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Superconductivity
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Blocking infinity in a topological insulator

(Phys.org)—In bulk, topological insulators (TIs) are good insulators, but on their surface they act as metals, with a twist: the spin and direction of electrons moving across the surface of a TI are locked ...

dateFeb 08, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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A novel nanobio catalyst for biofuels

(Phys.org)—Nanoparticles synthesized from noble metals such as ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, silver (Ag), osmium, iridium, platinum, and gold (Au) are attracting increased attention by researchers around ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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