Editor’s Picks

  1. A Better Device For Measuring Electromagnetic Radiation
    6/11/2018

    Bolometers, devices that monitor electromagnetic radiation through heating of an absorbing material, are used by astronomers and homeowners alike.

  2. Researchers Overcome Semiconductor ‘Speed Bumps’ That Inhibit Electrons
    6/8/2018

    UCLA scientists and engineers have developed a new process for assembling semiconductor devices. The advance could lead to much more energy-efficient transistors for electronics and computer chips, diodes for solar cells and light-emitting diodes, and other semiconductor-based devices.

  3. Evidence For New Property Of Quantum Matter Revealed
    6/11/2018

    A theorized but never-before detected property of quantum matter has now been spotted in the lab, a team of scientists reports.

  4. Can You See The Light? Researchers Reveal Quantum Magnets That Mimic Light
    6/6/2018

    What is light? It seems like a simple question at first sight, but it has kept on captivating the hearts of great scientists for centuries.

  5. A Laser That Smells Like A Hound
    6/7/2018

    University of Adelaide researchers have created a laser that can “smell” different gases within a sample.

  6. Transparent, Conductive Films Promising For Developing Flexible Screens
    6/6/2018

    Researchers have demonstrated large-scale fabrication of a new type of transparent conductive electrode film based on nanopatterned silver.

  7. Delft Scientists Make First ‘On Demand’ Entanglement Link
    6/13/2018

    Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost.

  8. Quantum LEGO: Building Ultracold Molecules
    6/11/2018

    Physicists dream of having a rich supply of ultracold molecules with specific electronic properties. A dense gas of such particles would have exciting applications in tests of fundamental physics, quantum-controlled chemistry and the study of many-body systems.

  9. New UCF Optical Sensor Can Determine If Molecules Are Left Or Right 'Handed'
    6/8/2018

    A University of Central Florida team has designed a nanostructured optical sensor that for the first time can efficiently detect molecular chirality – a property of molecular spatial twist that defines its biochemical properties.

  10. New Colors: JILA Scientists Confirm First 'Frequency Comb' To Probe Ultraviolet Wavelengths
    2/2/2012
    Physicists at JILA have created the first "frequency comb" in the extreme ultraviolet band of the spectrum, high-energy light less than 100 nanometers (nm) in wavelength.