News tagged with electrons

Spinning electrons yield positrons for research

Researchers use accelerators to coax the electron into performing a wide range of tricks to enable medical tests and treatments, improve product manufacturing, and power breakthrough scientific research. Now, they're learning ...

dateJun 01, 2016 in General Physics
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New two-dimensional 'borophene' sheet

(Phys.org)—Boron, the neighboring element to carbon on the periodic table, has chemical features that make it an enticing candidate for two-dimensional, conductive, atomically homogenous substrates similar to graphene. ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Nanomaterials report
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Controlling quantum states atom by atom

An international consortium led by researchers at the University of Basel has developed a method to precisely alter the quantum mechanical states of electrons within an array of quantum boxes. The method can be used to investigate ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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