News tagged with quantum effects

Metamaterials could reduce friction in nanomachines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanoscale machines expected to have wide application in industry, energy, medicine and other fields may someday operate far more efficiently thanks to important theoretical discoveries concerning the manipulation ...

Dec 07, 2009
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Article examines rare quantum physics effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's nothing University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist Herman Batelaan likes more than a challenge. And there are few areas of science more challenging than working at the sub-atomic, or ...

Sep 23, 2009
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Super-efficient Transistor Material Predicted

(PhysOrg.com) -- New work by condensed-matter theorists at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory points to a material that could one day be used to ...

May 15, 2009
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Nanoscale materials grow with the flow (Videos)

Imagine unloading a pile of bricks onto the ground and watching the bricks assemble themselves into a level, straight wall in only a few minutes. While merely a fantasy for builders in the everyday world, ...

Feb 12, 2009
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