Exotic atoms hold clues to unsolved physics puzzle at the dawn of the universe
An international team of physicists has found the first direct evidence of pear shaped nuclei in exotic atoms. The findings could advance the search for a new fundamental force in nature that could explain ...
Revolutionary muon experiment to begin with 3,200-mile move of 50-foot-wide particle storage ring
(Phys.org) —Scientists from 26 institutions around the world are planning a new experiment that could open the doors to new realms of particle physics. But first, they have to bring the core of this experiment, ...
Researchers create design for nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light
(Phys.org) —In a process one researcher compares to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of ...
Nearly perfect, ultrathin invisibility cloak could have wide practical applications
Magnetic shell provides unprecedented control of magnetic fields
Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons
Physicists demonstrate first time reversal of water waves
Accelerators can search for signs of Planck-scale gravity
Is a classical electrodynamics law incompatible with special relativity?
Quantum strategies fail to improve capacity of quantum optical communication channels
German student builds electromagnetic harvester to recharge a battery
Physicists describe how to make time-reversed light pulses
Scientists spin photons to send light in one direction
(Phys.org) —Researchers at King's College London have achieved previously unseen levels of control over the travelling direction of electromagnetic waves in waveguides. Their ground-breaking results could ...
Scientists measure near-field behavior of semiconductor plasmonic microparticles
(Phys.org) —Recent progress in the engineering of plasmonic structures has enabled new kinds of nanometer-scale optoelectronic devices as well as high-resolution optical sensing. But until now, there has ...