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How to Guide Each Ion in a Beam

2019-06-21 18:00:00

Author(s): Peter Weiss

A new ion beam system provides individualized control over every ion’s trajectory as it moves toward a target.


[Physics 12, 70] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.70
 
 
Counting Phonons One by One

2019-06-20 18:00:00

A device enables the detection of single quanta of sound, a step towards using them in quantum technologies.


[Physics] Published Thu Jun 20, 2019

 
 
Polarons Get the Full Treatment

2019-06-19 18:00:00

Author(s): Chris G. Van de Walle

A new way to model polarons combines the intuition of modeling with the realism of simulations, allowing these quasiparticles to be studied in a broader range of materials.


[Physics 12, 68] Published Wed Jun 19, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.68
 
 
Arts & Culture: Science in Comic Books

2019-06-18 18:00:00

A recent conference in France brought together artists and researchers to discuss ways to draw science—in particular in comic strips.


[Physics 12, 69] Published Tue Jun 18, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.69
 
 
Nonlinear Forces Explain Elastomer Ridges

2019-06-18 18:00:00

A new theory that incorporates nonlinear properties of rubber-like materials correctly describes the shape of the ridge that forms when the material is strongly deformed by an object.


[Physics] Published Tue Jun 18, 2019

 
 
The “Sound” of Weyl Fermions

2019-06-17 18:00:00

Author(s): Binghai Yan

A prediction of a new heat-transport mechanism—called chiral zero sound—may explain recent observations of a “giant” thermal conductivity in Weyl semimetals.


[Physics 12, 67] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.67
 
 
X-Ray Movie Reveals Origin of Metal Splashing

2019-06-14 18:00:00

Author(s): Michael Schirber

X-ray imaging of a manufacturing technique has captured the formation of molten metal projectiles that produce imperfections.


[Physics 12, 66] Published Fri Jun 14, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.66
 
 
Mirror, Mirror—Which Coating is the Quietest of Them All

2019-06-13 18:00:00

Gravitational-wave detectors may benefit from an alternative coating material that is less noisy at low temperatures than currently used materials.


[Physics] Published Thu Jun 13, 2019

 
 
Optical Vortices Can Probe Magnetism

2019-06-12 18:00:00

A light “corkscrew” is sensitive to the local magnetic field direction, so it can be used to probe magnetism in a material.


[Physics] Published Wed Jun 12, 2019

 
 
Making the Perfect Crêpe

2019-06-11 18:00:00

Cooking a flat, hole-free crêpe—a thin pancake popular in France and other European countries—is all in how you roll your wrist, according to predictions from a new model.


[Physics] Published Tue Jun 11, 2019

 
 
Plot Thickens in Solar Opacity Debate

2019-06-10 18:00:00

Author(s): Sarbani Basu

Experiments that replicate conditions in the Sun’s interior have found that the light absorption by certain elements doesn’t match expectations, raising questions about the accuracy of solar models.


[Physics 12, 65] Published Mon Jun 10, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.65
 
 
Thickening Fluid Gets Even Thicker

2019-06-07 18:00:00

Author(s): Mark Buchanan

Adding long polymers to a fluid that becomes more viscous as it’s stirred amplifies the effect, in contrast to results with short polymers.


[Physics 12, 64] Published Fri Jun 07, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.64
 
 
Shorter Oars Make for Faster Boats

2019-06-06 18:00:00

Adjusting the length of an oar by a few centimeters could enable elite rowers to gain an edge over their competitors—for amateur rowers, not so much.


[Physics 12, 63] Published Thu Jun 06, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.63
 
 
Tuning an Atom’s Magnetic Field

2019-06-06 18:00:00

Researchers modify the magnetic field of a single atom, demonstrating a potential way to store information in tiny devices of the future.


[Physics] Published Thu Jun 06, 2019

 
 
How a Pentaquark is Put Together

2019-06-05 18:00:00

New Large Hadron Collider data reveal that exotic quark quintets, discovered in 2016, are composites of quark-antiquark mesons and three-quark baryons. ?


[Physics] Published Wed Jun 05, 2019

 
 
Dark Energy Solution for Hubble Tension

2019-06-04 18:00:00

A discrepancy between measurements of the cosmic expansion rate might be resolved by adding an extra form of dark energy.


[Physics] Published Tue Jun 04, 2019

 
 
Photonic Ising Machines Go Big

2019-05-31 18:00:00

Author(s): Charles Roques-Carmes and Marin Solja?i?

A new optical processor for solving hard optimization problems breaks previous size records and is based on a highly scalable technology.


[Physics 12, 61] Published Fri May 31, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.61
 
 
Collection of Disks Mimics Earthquakes

2019-05-31 18:00:00

Author(s): Michael Schirber

A 2D array of disks under stress has replicated several statistical features of earthquakes, suggesting that this system is an accurate model of seismic phenomena.


[Physics 12, 62] Published Fri May 31, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.62
 
 
Q&A: A Career Shaped by Mars and Weird Fluids

2019-05-30 18:00:00

Planetary Scientist Tracy Gregg studies how lava, a gasoline-like mixture, and other “weird” fluids mold the landscapes of our Solar System’s planets and moons.


[Physics 12, 57] Published Thu May 30, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.57
 
 
A Missing Beat in Earth’s Oscillating Wind Patterns

2019-05-30 18:00:00

A new model provides a possible explanation for why Earth’s equatorial winds missed their scheduled direction switch from westerly to easterly flow.


[Physics] Published Thu May 30, 2019

 
 
Charm Reflects Poorly on Anticharm

2019-05-29 18:00:00

Author(s): Hiroaki Aihara

A study of particles containing charm quarks has uncovered a violation of so-called CP?symmetry, which could help in understanding why matter dominates antimatter in the Universe. ?


[Physics 12, 52] Published Wed May 29, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.52
 
 
First Experimental Demonstration of a Soliton Gas

2019-05-29 18:00:00

Waves in a shallow water tank are made to behave like a gas of solitons, demonstrating an experimental platform for future investigations.


[Physics] Published Wed May 29, 2019

 
 
Pushing Tensor Networks to the Limit

2019-05-28 18:00:00

Author(s): Anastasiia A. Pervishko and Jacob Biamonte

An extension of tensor networks—mathematical tools that simplify the study of complex quantum systems—could allow their application to a broad range of quantum field theory problems.


[Physics 12, 59] Published Tue May 28, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.59
 
 
Arts & Culture: Students Interpret Physics through Art

2019-05-28 18:00:00

An experimental seminar coopted paintings, poetry, and hip-hop music to teach physics to undergraduate students, who created art projects from the concepts that they learned.


[Physics 12, 60] Published Tue May 28, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.60
 
 
A Quantum Molecular Assembler

2019-05-24 18:00:00

Author(s): Matteo Rini

Researchers have created a molecule in a single, precisely characterized quantum state by merging two carefully prepared atoms.


[Physics 12, 58] Published Fri May 24, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.58
 
 
Making Contact with Strongly Interacting Fermions

2019-05-23 18:00:00

Cold-atom experiments probe how likely atoms are to pair up in strongly interacting fermion systems.


[Physics] Published Thu May 23, 2019

 
 
3D Map of a Quantum Dot’s Potential

2019-05-22 18:00:00

Author(s): Belita Koiller

A new experimental method provides a way to determine the 3D confining potential of an electron in a quantum dot, allowing improved control over the electron’s spin.


[Physics 12, 56] Published Wed May 22, 2019

doi:10.1103/Physics.12.56
 
 
How High Schools Teach Quantum Physics

2019-05-22 18:00:00

Researchers analyze secondary school curricula from 15 countries, revealing common themes and a need for emphasizing process over facts.


[Physics] Published Wed May 22, 2019

 
 
New Evidence for Brain Criticality

2019-05-21 18:00:00

Researchers observe a critical point—a feature indicative of a continuous phase transition—in the brain’s electrical activity as it switches from an asleep-like to an awake-like state.


[Physics] Published Tue May 21, 2019

 
 
A Record Number of Atoms Trapped in a Pattern

2019-05-20 18:00:00

Researchers trap 111 neutral atoms in a predefined, defect-free motif using a new method that could, in the foreseeable future, control one million such atoms.


[Physics] Published Mon May 20, 2019

 
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