A new spin in diamonds for quantum technologies
(PhysOrg.com) -- To explore the future potential of diamonds in quantum devices, researchers from Macquarie University have collaborated with the University of Stuttgart and University of Ulm in Germany towards ...
Quantum computing has applications in magnetic imaging
Quantum computing -- considered the powerhouse of computational tasks -- may have applications in areas outside of pure electronics, according to a University of Pittsburgh researcher and his collaborators.
Vibration rocks for entangled diamonds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Diamonds are celebrated for their enduring beauty and hardness but they can also be a physicists best friend.
Superhard carbon material could crack diamond
Giant super-earths made of diamond are possible
(PhysOrg.com) -- A planet made of diamonds may sound lovely, but you wouldn't want to live there.
Controlled disorder -- scientists find way to form random molecular patterns
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a way to control how tiny flat molecules fit together in a seemingly random pattern.
Amplifier helps diamond spy on atoms
(PhysOrg.com) -- An amplifier molecule placed on the tip of a diamond could help scientists locate and identify individual atoms, Oxford University and Singapore scientists believe.
Under pressure: Ramp-compression smashes record
In the first university-based planetary science experiment at the National Ignition Facility (NIF), researchers have gradually compressed a diamond sample to a record pressure of 50 megabars (50 million times ...
Geologists explore clues to Earth's formation in diamonds
(PhysOrg.com) -- When jewelers inspect diamonds, they look for cut, clarity, color, and carat. When University of Tennessee, Knoxville, geologists Larry Taylor and Yang Liu inspect diamonds, they look for ...
New research offers insight into long term sperm storage in animals and parthenogenesis
Nobel laureate puts the squeeze on hydrogen
Hydrogen, normally a gas, may act like a metal when squeezed under extreme pressure. In that state, competing chemical and physical effects determine its properties, said Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, Cornell's ...
New form of superhard carbon observed
An amorphous diamond one that lacks the crystalline structure of diamond, but is every bit as hard has been created by a Stanford-led team of researchers.
Point defects in super-chilled diamonds may offer stable candidates for quantum computing bits
Diamond, nature's hardest known substance, is essential for our modern mechanical world drills, cutters, and grinding wheels exploit the durability of diamonds to power a variety of industries. But diamonds have properties ...
X-rays help advance the battle against heart disease
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Imperial College London and Diamond Light Source have revealed the structure of a cholesterol-lowering-drug target. Published in the journal Nature, this finding could lead ...