News tagged with electronic charge

Data storage takes an electric turn

(PhysOrg.com) -- German scientists from the Forschungszentrum Julich and the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics in Halle have discovered the basis for the next generation of memory devices. In ...

Mar 29, 2011 4.1 / 5 (7) 2 | with audio podcast

Turning down the noise in graphene

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene is a two-dimensional crystalline sheet of carbon atoms - meaning it is only one atom thick - through which electrons can race at nearly the speed of light - 100 times faster than ...

Aug 06, 2010 4.8 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast

A New Type of Molecule

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Rydberg atom is one with an electron that spends most of its time far from the nucleus. Rydberg atoms, which are normally artificially produced, can have dimensions thousands of times larger ...

Jun 21, 2010 4.7 / 5 (13) 0 | with audio podcast