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Concrete applications for accelerator science

Particle accelerators are the engines of particle physics research at Fermilab. They generate nearly light-speed, subatomic particles that scientists study to get to the bottom of what makes our universe tick. Fermilab experiments ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in General Physics
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Naked molecules dancing in liquid become visible

Capturing the movement of molecules is not an easy task. Scientists at the Center for Soft and Living Matter, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) were able to observe the movement of molecules stored inside a graphene ...

dateSep 20, 2017 in Polymers
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When electrons ride a wave

Conventional electron accelerators have become an indispensable tool in modern research. The extremely bright radiation generated by synchrotrons, or free electron lasers, provides unique insights into matter at the atomic ...

dateSep 08, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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Writing with the electron beam—now in silver

When it comes to extremely fine, precise features, a scanning electron microscope (SEM) is unrivaled. A focused electron beam can directly deposit complex features onto a substrate in a single step (Electron-Beam-Induced ...

dateJul 24, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Magnets, all the way down!

In many ways, magnets are still mysterious. They get their (often powerful) effects from the microscopic interactions of individual electrons, and from the interplay between their collective behavior at different scales. ...

dateJun 13, 2017 in Nanophysics
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