News tagged with superconductivity

Tuning in to noisy interference

Establishing a detailed knowledge of the noise properties of superconducting systems is an important step towards the development of quantum computers, which will enable new types of computing. However, the ...

dateJul 29, 2011 in General Physics
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A chemical detour to quantum criticality

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists and chemists use different techniques to study essentially the same thing — the nature and behavior of matter. Usually the particular path is of little consequence, because ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Superconductivity
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Superconductivity's third side unmasked

The debate over the mechanism that causes superconductivity in a class of materials called the pnictides has been settled by a research team from Japan and China. Superconductivity was discovered in the pnictides ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Superconductivity
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Nuclear magnetic resonance with no magnets

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a powerful tool for chemical analysis and, in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), an indispensable technique for medical diagnosis. But its uses have been limited ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in General Physics
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