News tagged with vortices

New phenomenon in nanodisk magnetic vortices

( -- The phenomenon in ferromagnetic nanodisks of magnetic vortices – hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across – has generated intense interest in the high-tech community because of the potential ...

dateAug 08, 2012 in Nanophysics
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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

( -- 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 of superconductivity ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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Tying light in knots

( -- 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 week.

dateJan 17, 2010 in General Physics
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