News tagged with microwave energy

New record in microwave detection

The record was made using a partially superconducting microwave detector. The discovery may lead to ultrasensitive cameras and accessories for the emerging quantum computer.

dateJul 08, 2016 in General Physics
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What is time – and why does it move forward?

Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual rejuvenation – unlearning everything they know – they would end as a twinkle in their parents' eyes. That's ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in General Physics
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Researcher uses microwave to 'bake' experiments

An electrical engineer at Missouri University of Science and Technology is using microwave energy to test concrete and rehabilitated aluminum, and in the future her work could lead to safer bridges and aircraft parts.

dateSep 15, 2015 in Engineering
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The incredible shrinking ESR machine

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have come up with a way to shrink a research instrument generally associated with large machines that make bulk measurements of samples down to a literally ...

dateJul 15, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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