News tagged with ion beam

Global first as Witsies split pollen

Wits researchers have become the first to cut sections through pollen grains and make it possible to view a three dimensional image of the internal wall. This positions them to determine how the characteristics of the internal ...

dateSep 06, 2013 in Other
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Tunable plastic thermometers

( -- Researchers at the Universities of Queensland and New South Wales in Australia have discovered that the ability of a plastic to conduct electricity can be tuned by exposure to an ion beam. Usually plastics ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Materials Science
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New beam source for Brookhaven accelerators

( -- A new source of ions will soon be the starting point for the beams entering two major research facilities at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory - the Relativistic Heavy Ion ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in General Physics
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