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Atom Scattering Picks Out the Heavyweights

2017-10-23 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Holly Hedgeland

Atomic-beam diffraction emerges as a viable approach to separating isotopes within the beam.


[Physics 10, 116] Published Mon Oct 23, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.116
 
 
Explaining Mysterious Cosmic Emissions

2017-10-23 18:00:00.0

A theoretical study shows how hydrocarbons with structural defects might produce unexplained peaks in the cosmic infrared spectrum.


[Physics] Published Mon Oct 23, 2017

 
 
Probing Cell Squishiness

2017-10-20 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Michael Schirber

A new atomic force microscopy technique can map the elastic properties of living cells.


[Physics 10, 117] Published Fri Oct 20, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.117
 
 
Atoms Feel New Force

2017-10-19 18:00:00.0

Laser light can stretch and squeeze a whole cloud of atoms with a collective force.


[Physics] Published Thu Oct 19, 2017

 
 
Theory for 1D Quantum Materials Tested with Cold Atoms and Superconductors

2017-10-18 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Thierry Giamarchi

The Tomonaga-Luttinger theory describing one-dimensional materials has been tested with cold atoms and arrays of Josephson junctions.


[Physics 10, 115] Published Wed Oct 18, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.115
 
 
Putting the Squeeze on Magnetic Resonance

2017-10-17 18:00:00.0

Electron-spin-resonance measurements can achieve greater sensitivity using squeezed light as an input.


[Physics] Published Tue Oct 17, 2017

 
 
Neutron Star Merger Seen and Heard

2017-10-16 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Maura McLaughlin

For the first time, researchers have detected both light and gravitational waves from the same event in space.


[Physics 10, 114] Published Mon Oct 16, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.114
 
 
Direct View of Exchange Symmetry

2017-10-16 18:00:00.0

A proposed set of experiments could offer a direct measurement of the fundamental quantum property that distinguishes fermions from bosons.


[Physics] Published Mon Oct 16, 2017

 
 
Modeling Imperfections Boosts Microscope Precision

2017-10-13 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Philip Ball

A theoretical model of light spreading and scattering improves precision of position and size measurements made with an optical microscope by as much as 100 times.


[Physics 10, 113] Published Fri Oct 13, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.113
 
 
Topological Defect on the Move

2017-10-12 18:00:00.0

Researchers have directed the motion of a domain-wall-like topological defect through a crystal of trapped ions.


[Physics] Published Thu Oct 12, 2017

 
 
Q&A: Inside a Cell’s Engine Room

2017-10-11 18:00:00.0

George Shubeita describes his studies of the tiny motors that transport vital cargoes within biological cells.


[Physics 10, 112] Published Wed Oct 11, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.112
 
 
Attosecond X-Ray Flashes

2017-10-10 18:00:00.0

X-ray free-electron lasers have been used to generate single spikes of hard x rays that are only 200 attoseconds long.


[Physics] Published Tue Oct 10, 2017

 
 
Trapped Ions Test Fundamental Particle Physics

2017-10-09 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Nicholas R. Hutzler

New precision experiments using trapped molecular ions provide an alternative method for determining if the electron has an electric dipole moment.


[Physics 10, 111] Published Mon Oct 09, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.111
 
 
Three-Way Detection of Gravitational Waves

2017-10-06 18:00:00.0

Author(s): David Lindley

The first simultaneous detection of gravitational radiation by the LIGO and Virgo detectors greatly improves localization of the source and permits a novel test of general relativity.


[Physics 10, 110] Published Fri Oct 06, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.110
 
 
The Dichalcogenide Gets Two Faces

2017-10-05 18:00:00.0

Electric fields applied on either side of a thin, semiconducting transition-metal dichalcogenide create a superconducting layer atop a metallic layer within the material.


[Physics] Published Thu Oct 05, 2017

 
 
Arts & Culture: Going Big with Butterfly Wings

2017-10-04 18:00:00.0

UK artist Paul Evans makes the hidden world of biological color-producing nanostructures visible with his butterfly-inspired art installation.


[Physics 10, 109] Published Wed Oct 04, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.109
 
 
Twisting DNA Locates its Defects

2017-10-03 18:00:00.0

Single base-pair mismatches in DNA can be pinpointed by twisting the molecule until it buckles.


[Physics] Published Tue Oct 03, 2017

 
 
A New Spin on Ultracold Molecules

2017-10-02 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Lincoln D. Carr and Simon L. Cornish

The creation of ultracold molecules that have both an electric and a magnetic dipole moment offers new ways to explore physics in the many-body quantum regime.


[Physics 10, 107] Published Mon Oct 02, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.107
 
 
Research News: Editors’ Choice

2017-09-29 18:00:00.0

Graphene-enhanced spider silk, swirling quark-gluon plasma, and more in our monthly wrap-up of papers from the literature.


[Physics 10, 106] Published Fri Sep 29, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.106
 
 
Video—Fluid Video Contest Winners

2017-09-29 18:00:00.0

Author(s): David Ehrenstein

Swimming starfish larvae, dripping paint, and swirling gas jets are featured in the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics’ winning videos.


[Physics 10, 108] Published Fri Sep 29, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.108
 
 
Dark Photon Conjecture Fizzles

2017-09-28 18:00:00.0

The lack of so-called “dark photons” in electron-positron collision data rules out scenarios in which these hypothetical particles explain the muon’s magnetic moment.


[Physics] Published Thu Sep 28, 2017

 
 
Inducing Multiple Reactions with a Single Photon

2017-09-27 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Michael Ruggenthaler

Using an optical cavity to couple several molecules can potentially set up a chemical chain reaction that requires just one photon to initiate.


[Physics 10, 105] Published Wed Sep 27, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.105
 
 
How to Make Superhydrophobicity Last

2017-09-27 18:00:00.0

Researchers find tricks to prolong the typically short-lived water repellency of a superhydrophobic surface.


[Physics] Published Wed Sep 27, 2017

 
 
Single-Electron Sensitivity in CCD Pixels

2017-09-26 18:00:00.0

A CCD design relying on multiple charge measurements has achieved a precision that allows the detection of a single electron per pixel.


[Physics] Published Tue Sep 26, 2017

 
 
Watching the Hoyle State Fall Apart

2017-09-25 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Oliver Kirsebom

Two experiments provide the most precise picture to date of how an excited state of carbon decays into three helium nuclei.


[Physics 10, 103] Published Mon Sep 25, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.103
 
 
Drops Falling in Clouds Make More Drops

2017-09-22 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Mark Buchanan

Experiments with a simplified version of the atmosphere show that falling drops seed many smaller droplets in their wake.


[Physics 10, 104] Published Fri Sep 22, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.104
 
 
Tackling Electronic Correlations

2017-09-21 18:00:00.0

A new “first principles” simulation method could broaden the range of strongly correlated materials whose properties can be theoretically predicted.


[Physics] Published Thu Sep 21, 2017

 
 
A Lens to Focus Spins

2017-09-20 18:00:00.0

A quantum bit stored in the spin excitation of an atomic cloud could be “focused” onto the quantum state of a single atom.


[Physics] Published Wed Sep 20, 2017

 
 
The Softness of an Atom’s Touch

2017-09-19 18:00:00.0

Two spectroscopic probes are combined to measure the “softness” of collisions between cold atoms.


[Physics] Published Tue Sep 19, 2017

 
 
Hydrogen Hides Surprises at High Pressure

2017-09-18 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Peter M. Celliers and Jon H. Eggert

Measurements of the melting curve of hydrogen at unprecedentedly high pressures call for a refinement of the theories describing the material.


[Physics 10, 101] Published Mon Sep 18, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.101
 
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