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December 11, 2018

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December 11, 2018

On the Trail of the Higgs Boson

Dec. 5, 2018 — In a quest to understand the production mechanisms for the Higgs Boson, a researcher has investigated the traces of a rare process, called ttH, in which the Higgs Boson is produced in association ... read more

Dec. 4, 2018 — Harnessing nuclear fusion is a step closer after researchers showed that using two types of imaging can help them assess the safety and reliability of parts used in a fusion energy ... read more

Dec. 4, 2018 — Researchers have demonstrated a new level of control over photons encoded with quantum information. The team's experimental system allows them to manipulate the frequency of photons to bring ... read more

Dec. 4, 2018 — While examining the capabilities of Liquid Crystal Elastomers, scientists have discovered the first synthetic material that becomes thicker -- at the molecular level -- as it is ... read more

Discovery of Single Material That Produces White Light Could Boost Efficiency of LED Bulbs

Dec. 4, 2018 — The equation to make the inorganic compound combines a lead-free double perovskite with ... read more

Dec. 3, 2018 — Physicists synthesized 2D atom-thin sheets of boron with large crystal domains, which are needed to make next-gen ... read more

Dec. 3, 2018 — The LIGO and Virgo collaborations have now confidently detected gravitational waves from a total of 10 stellar-mass binary black hole mergers and one merger of neutron stars, which are the dense, ... read more

Colloidal Quantum Dots Make LEDs Shine Bright in the Infrared

Dec. 3, 2018 — A group of researchers report on the development of a colloidal quantum-dot light emitting diode with unprecedented quantum and power conversion efficiencies in the infrared range. The study has ... read more

Will Light Be the Basis for Quantum Computing?

Dec. 3, 2018 — Using a compact optical platform that exploits the quantum characteristics of light, scientists are one step closer to realizing the first powerful photonic quantum computer. The researchers revealed ... read more

Dec. 3, 2018 — Researchers have observed a magnetic reconnection driven by electron dynamics in laser-produced plasmas. Magnetic reconnections are often observed in the magnetic flux on the Sun and the Earth's ... read more

Nov. 30, 2018 — Researchers at Tokyo Tech have designed a carbon dioxide reduction method based only on commonly occurring elements. Achieving a 57 percent overall quantum yield of carbon dioxide reduction products, ... read more

Nov. 29, 2018 — Theoretical physics discovery paves the way for future technological ... read more

An Important Step Towards Completely Secure Quantum Communication Networks

Nov. 29, 2018 — The quest for a secure information network is on. Researchers have recently succeeded in boosting the storage time of quantum information, using a small glass container filled with room temperature ... read more

Nov. 29, 2018 — A new method only needs a tiny liquid sample to analyze ... read more

Nov. 30, 2018 — New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second. Built into future compact medical devices, ... read more

Nov. 28, 2018 — Experimental atomic clocks have now achieved three new performance records, now ticking precisely enough to not only improve timekeeping and navigation, but also detect faint signals from gravity, ... read more

Nov. 28, 2018 — Scientists have developed the first refractive lens that focuses extreme ultraviolet beams. Instead of using a glass lens, which is non-transparent in the extreme-ultraviolet region, the researchers ... read more

New Device Widens Light Beams by 400 Times

Nov. 28, 2018 — Scientists have now developed a highly efficient device that enlarges the diameter of a light beam by 400 times. Wider light beams have many applications, including boosting the speed and sensitivity ... read more

Hard Limits on the Postselectability of Optical Graph States

Nov. 28, 2018 — Since the discovery of quantum mechanics, in the early 20th century, physicists have relied on optics to test its ... read more

Nov. 27, 2018 — Researchers have found a way to use the full beam of a laser light, to control and manipulate minute objects such as single cells in a human body, tiny particles in small volume chemistry, or working ... read more

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