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Cool flames for better engines

A "cool flame" may sound contradictory, but it's an important element of diesel combustion—one that, once properly understood, could enable better engine designs with higher efficiency and fewer emissions.

dateOct 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Researchers find new way to manipulate magnetism

In a pioneering effort to control, measure and understand magnetism at the atomic level, researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered a new method for manipulating the nanoscale ...

dateSep 15, 2017 in General Physics
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Fast magnetic writing of data

Magnetic data storage has long been considered too slow for use in the working memories of computers. Researchers at ETH have now investigated a technique by which magnetic data writing can be done considerably faster and ...

dateSep 07, 2017 in General Physics
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Virtual laboratory—fast, flexible and exact

During the forming process, sheet metal materials are often stressed to their limits. Computer simulations are used to test how far it is possible to go in production. However, the simulation is only ever as exact as the ...

dateJul 04, 2017 in Engineering
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