News tagged with quantum effects

Research sheds new light on black holes

(PhysOrg.com) -- The quantum phenomenon which is thought to cause black holes to leak energy and ultimately explode is more common than first thought according to Victoria University researchers.

dateMar 22, 2011 in General Physics
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Quantum physicists turn waste heat into power

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way of harvesting waste heat and turning it into electrical power. Taking advantage of quantum effects, the technology holds great promise ...

dateSep 24, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Encouraging quantum dots to emit photons

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the fields of great interest to scientists and researchers is that of using the quantum world to enhance various aspects of our lives. Advances in quantum cryptography make headlines, and scientists ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Nanophysics feature
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