News tagged with superconductor technology

New method to understand superconductors

Researchers at The Open University have devised a new method to understand the processes that happen when atoms cool which could lead to new materials for superconducting power grids and widespread use of magnetic resonance ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Superconductivity
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Emerging new properties at oxide interfaces

In many ionic materials, including the oxides, surfaces created along specific directions can become electrically charged. By the same token, such electronic charging, or 'polarisation', can also occur at the interface of ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Generator with superconductors

Siemens and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) plan to demonstrate that high-temperature superconductor technology is suitable for power generation in everyday operation. The research project, which was recently ...

dateMar 30, 2011 in Engineering
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0.2 second test for explosive liquids

( -- Since a failed terrorist attack in 2006, plane passengers have not been able to carry bottles of liquid through security at airports, leaving some parched at the airport and others having expensive toiletries ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in General Physics
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