The ability to control fine-scale acoustic waves known as phonons could lead to new sensing and surgery technologies, or even materials that are invisible to sonar. This pursuit led researchers at King Abdullah University ...
Oct 07, 2016 in General Physics
Highly sensitive X-ray scattering shows why an exotic material is sometimes a metal, sometimes an insulator
Some materials hold surprising – and possibly useful – properties: neodymium nickel oxide is either a metal or an insulator, depending on its temperature. This characteristic makes the material a potential candidate for ...
Oct 11, 2016 in Condensed Matter