News tagged with electrical field

Light drives single-molecule 3-wheelers

Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, are driving three-wheeled, single-molecule "nanoroadsters" with light and, for the first time, seeing how they move.

dateNov 04, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Explainer: What is a superconductor?

Materials can be divided into two categories based on their ability to conduct electricity. Metals, such as copper and silver, allow electrons to move freely and carry with them electrical charge. Insulators, such as rubber ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Superconductivity
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