News tagged with physical properties

Bristol physicists break 150-year-old law

(PhysOrg.com) -- A violation of one of the oldest empirical laws of physics has been observed by scientists at the University of Bristol. Their experiments on purple bronze, a metal with unique one-dimensional ...

dateJul 20, 2011 in General Physics
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Putting a new spin on computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power.

dateJun 21, 2011 in General Physics
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Resolving water's electrical properties

An old confusion about the electrical properties of water's surface has ended, thanks to scientists at Pacific Northwest and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The conflict arose because two types of ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Materials Science
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In Brief: Nanodots to the rescue

By applying the magnetic properties of iron nanodots to complex materials, a research team has overcome an obstacle to getting ultra-thin or highly strained films to perform on par with their bulk counterparts.

dateMay 11, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Two graphene layers may be better than one

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that the electronic properties of two layers of graphene vary on the nanometer scale. The surprising new results ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Nanophysics
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