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Electricity generating nano-wizards

Just as alchemists always dreamed of turning common metal into gold, their 19th century physicist counterparts dreamed of efficiently turning heat into electricity, a field called thermoelectrics. Such scientists had long ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Blind signatures using offline repositories

Digital signatures are mechanisms for authenticating the validity or authorship of a certain digital message and they aim to be digital counterparts to real (or analog) signatures. The concept was introduced by Diffie and ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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How we recreated the early universe in the laboratory

One of the all-time great mysteries in physics is why our universe contains more matter than antimatter, which is the equivalent of matter but with the opposite charge. To tackle this question, our international team of researchers have managed to create a plasm ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in General Physics
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Many uses in researching quantum dots

It's easier to dissolve a sugar cube in a glass of water by crushing the cube first, because the numerous tiny particles cover more surface area in the water than the cube itself. In a way, the same principle applies to the ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Nanophysics
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