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Nanophysics May 05, 2021

MIT turns 'magic' material into versatile electronic devices

In a feat worthy of a laboratory conceived by J.K. Rowling, MIT researchers and colleagues have turned a "magic" material composed of atomically thin layers of carbon into three useful electronic devices. Normally, such devices, ...

Superconductivity May 05, 2021

Superconductivity, high critical temperature found in 2D semimetal tungsten nitride

Superconductivity in two-dimensional (2D) systems has attracted much attention in recent years, both because of its relevance to our understanding of fundamental physics and because of potential technological applications ...

Nanomaterials May 05, 2021

A material keyboard made of graphene

Researchers at ETH Zurich have succeeded in turning specially prepared graphene flakes either into insulators or into superconductors by applying an electric voltage. This technique even works locally, meaning that in the ...

Superconductivity May 05, 2021

New clues about an elusive material: A superconductor that can be synthesized in the lab

Titanium monoxide (TiO), an inorganic chemical compound, is a material that has eluded close study by physicists due to a dearth of high-purity single crystal samples. A team of researchers, though, has now been able to synthesize ...

Superconductivity Apr 28, 2021

Mapping the electronic states in an exotic superconductor

Scientists characterized how the electronic states in a compound containing iron, tellurium, and selenium depend on local chemical concentrations. They discovered that superconductivity (conducting electricity without resistance), ...

Nanophysics Apr 28, 2021

A path to graphene topological qubits

In the quantum realm, electrons can group together to behave in interesting ways. Magnetism is one of these behaviors that we see in our day-to-day life, as is the rarer phenomena of superconductivity. Intriguingly, these ...

Superconductivity Apr 27, 2021

New 2D superconductor forms at higher temperatures than ever before

New interfacial superconductor has novel properties that raise new fundamental questions and might be useful for quantum information processing or quantum sensing.

Quantum Physics Apr 26, 2021

Experimental proof for Zeeman spin-orbit coupling in antiferromagnetics

A NUST MISIS professor was part of an international research team that has found evidence for the existence of the Zeeman spin-orbit coupling in antiferromagnetic conductors. This work may pave the way for the next generation ...

Superconductivity Apr 22, 2021

Scientists glimpse signs of a puzzling state of matter in a superconductor

Unconventional superconductors contain a number of exotic phases of matter that are thought to play a role, for better or worse, in their ability to conduct electricity with 100% efficiency at much higher temperatures than ...

General Physics Apr 20, 2021

Combining light, superconductors could boost AI capabilities

As artificial intelligence has attracted broad interest, researchers are focused on understanding how the brain accomplishes cognition so they can construct artificial systems with general intelligence comparable to humans' ...

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