News tagged with electronic state

Measuring Electron Orbitals

( -- For the first time, it has been possible to measure electron density in individual molecular states using what is known as the photoelectric effect. Now published in Science, this method represents a key ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in General Physics
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Strong forces at work in simple table salt

( —Inside the chemical processes to synthesize simple table salt crystals, or NaCl, intense electric fields, typically associated with particle accelerators, occur, according to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Materials Science
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A new twist for quantum systems

Physicists at ETH Zurich have developed a method for precisely controlling quantum systems by exploiting a trick that helps cats to land on their feet and motorists to fit their cars into parking spots. In the longer run, ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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