News tagged with vortices

Sandy streets over the Atlantic

Thick dust from the Sahara blowing over the ocean off the western coast of Africa encounters the islands of Cape Verde, forming a wake of swirling “vortex streets” visible by satellite.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Modeling the bizarre: Quantum superfluids

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 100 years since superconductivity was discovered, a comprehensive description for the behavior of a broad class of fundamental physical systems that exhibit the bizarre properties ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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Tying light in knots

(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable feat of tying light in knots has been achieved by a team of physicists working at the universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, UK, reports a paper in Nature Physics this w ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in General Physics
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Virus filters for medical diagnosis

In biomedicine and biotechnology the smallest, complex, compound sample quantities must be reliably processed. Microsystems with new mechanisms of action for pumping, filtering and separating will manage this ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Biotechnology
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