Research team finds that the ratio of component atoms vital to performance
There has been great interest in recent years in using tiny particles called quantum dots to produce low-cost, easily manufactured, stable photovoltaic cells. But, so far, the creation of such cells has been ...
Researchers develop some of the world's smallest metallic nanorods
(Phys.org) —Two graduate-level researchers in the School of Engineering have grown some of the world's smallest metallic nanorods; a significant scientific breakthrough that their faculty advisor says is ...
Chaos could improve performance of wireless communication systems
Russian researchers find more evidence to support notion that lightning is caused by cosmic rays
A new laser paradigm: An electrically injected polariton laser
Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan have demonstrated a paradigm-shifting "polariton" laser that's fueled not by light, but by electricity.
Physicists propose measure of macroscopicity; Schrodinger's cat scores a 57
New phase of water could dominate the interiors of Uranus and Neptune
Creating time crystals with a rotating ion ring
Physicists light 'magnetic fire' to reveal energy's path
New York University physicists have uncovered how energy is released and dispersed in magnetic materials in a process akin to the spread of forest fires, a finding that has the potential to deepen our understanding of self-sustained ...
Human hearing beats the Fourier uncertainty principle
Wind turbines operate under great turbulence, with consequences for grid stability
New insight into early growth of solid thin films
(Phys.org) —The foundation of many modern electronic devices, such as computer chips, are thin films – nanoscale-thickness layers of one material grown on the surface of another. As consumers continue ...