News tagged with physical properties

Single photons step into the slow light

(PhysOrg.com) -- European experts in nanotechnology, optoelectronics and quantum physics have advanced the generation, detection and manipulation of single photons in semiconductors. Their discoveries bring ...

Feb 22, 2010 4.7 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast

Looking inside the atom for new technologies

Nuclear physics, which studies the huge variety of nuclei in all the matter that surrounds us, not only provides answers about the evolution of our universe, it also provides the underpinning knowledge needed to exploit nuclear ...

Feb 19, 2010 3.8 / 5 (4) 1

Next generation nanofilms created

With the human genome in hand, biochemists have cataloged the 3-D structures of thousands of proteins isolated from living cells. But one important class of proteins -- those stuck in the cell membranes -- has proven difficult ...

Apr 14, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1