Experiment investigates how classical physics may emerge from quantum physics
Researchers glimpse the inside of a photonic crystal
Friction almost vanishes in microscale graphite
Chemists fabricate 'impossible' material
Crystal cantilever lifts objects 600 times its own weight (w/ Video)
Producing graphene layers using crystallization
Artificial magnetic fields for light could illuminate correlated quantum systems
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Atomtronic transistor and diode could advance quantum computing
Exerting better control over matter waves
JILA strontium atomic clock sets new records in both precision and stability
Heralding a new age of terrific timekeeping, a research group led by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist has unveiled an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new ...
Manipulating electron spin mechanically
(Phys.org) —Contrary to many textbook illustrations, electrons aren't just balls floating around an atom. In quantum theory, they're more like little tops, exhibiting "spin," and each creating its own tiny ...
Copper shock: An atomic-scale stress test
(Phys.org) —Scientists used the powerful X-ray laser at the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create movies detailing trillionths-of-a-second changes in the arrangement ...