News tagged with phase transitions

Looking for critical behavior in graphene

( -- "One of the hopes people have for graphene is in electronic devices. It is seen as a possible replacement for silicon, due to its unique properties," Herb Fertig tells Graphene conducts well, ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Nanomaterials feature
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Cosmology in the lab using laser-cooled ions

Scientists would love to know which forces created our universe some 14 billion years ago. How could – due to a breaking of symmetry – matter, and thus stars and galaxies, be created from an originally symmetrical universe ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in General Physics
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