News tagged with voltage

New family of liquid crystals created

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemists at Vanderbilt University have created a new class of liquid crystals with unique electrical properties that could improve the performance of digital displays used on everything from digital watches ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Materials Science
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Nature: Electronic read-out of quantum bits

Quantum computers promise to reach computation speeds far beyond that of today's computers. As they would use quantum effects, however, they would also be susceptible to external interferences. Information flow into and out ...

dateAug 16, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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World's longest superconductor cable

The "AmpaCity" project has been kicked off: The RWE Group and its partners are just about to replace a 1-kilometre-long high-voltage cable connecting two transformer stations in the Ruhr city of Essen with a state-of-the-art ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Engineering
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