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Reflectivity of Ultrathin Mirror Switches with Voltage

2018-01-18 18:00:00.0

Researchers designed an atomically thin mirror with electronically switchable reflectivity that could be useful in optoelectronic circuits. ?


[Physics] Published Thu Jan 18, 2018

 
 
Snowflake Topological Insulator

2018-01-18 18:00:00.0

A two-dimensional array of holes shaped like snowflakes could route acoustic waves along an internal edge without any wave backscattering.


[Physics] Published Thu Jan 18, 2018

 
 
A Possible Failure of Determinism in General Relativity

2018-01-17 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Harvey Reall

A numerical analysis of perturbations of a charged black hole suggests that the usual predictability of the laws of physics can fail in general relativity.


[Physics 11, 6] Published Wed Jan 17, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.6
 
 
Spin Gyroscope is Ready to Look for New Physics

2018-01-16 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Derek F. Jackson Kimball

An enhanced version of a magnetometer based on atomic spins could be used to search for theoretically predicted exotic fields with ultrahigh sensitivity.


[Physics 11, 5] Published Tue Jan 16, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.5
 
 
Eyeing the Storm

2018-01-12 18:00:00.0

Numerical simulations of a hurricane-like system have determined the conditions necessary for the formation of a calm “eye” in the center of the storm.


[Physics] Published Fri Jan 12, 2018

 
 
Space Measurements of Secondary Cosmic Rays

2018-01-11 18:00:00.0

New data from the International Space Station shed light on how secondary cosmic rays propagate through space.


[Physics] Published Thu Jan 11, 2018

 
 
An Atlas for 2D Metals

2018-01-10 18:00:00.0

A new “atlas” lists the predicted properties of two-dimensional materials that could be formed from many metallic elements in the periodic table.


[Physics] Published Wed Jan 10, 2018

 
 
Plasmon Thermometers for Silicon

2018-01-09 18:00:00.0

Electron oscillations in silicon may be used to map, with nanometer resolution, the temperatures across a silicon device.


[Physics] Published Tue Jan 09, 2018

 
 
Meetings: Travel Advice for a Trip to the Red Planet

2018-01-09 18:00:00.0

Artificial intelligence could help scientists choose the best landing spots for rovers on Mars.


[Physics 11, 4] Published Tue Jan 09, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.4
 
 
X-Ray Probe Targets Interfaces

2018-01-08 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Anders Nilsson

A new spectroscopy technique employs x rays from a free electron laser to measure the properties of interfaces that may be hidden within a material.


[Physics 11, 2] Published Mon Jan 08, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.2
 
 
A Multimode Dial for Interatomic Interactions

2018-01-08 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Hakan E. Türeci

A tunable multimode optical cavity modifies interactions between atomic condensates trapped in its interior from long range to short range, paving the way towards exploring novel collective quantum phenomena.


[Physics 11, 3] Published Mon Jan 08, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.3
 
 
How to Sculpt a Crystal

2018-01-05 18:00:00.0

Author(s): David Ehrenstein

A new technique allows researchers complete control over the shapes of individual subcrystals within a larger crystal, which could lead to new ways to modify material properties.


[Physics 11, 1] Published Fri Jan 05, 2018

doi:10.1103/Physics.11.1
 
 
A Doubly Curved Light Wave

2018-01-04 18:00:00.0

Using a combination of light-bending techniques, researchers have demonstrated a light beam that accelerates in a curved space.


[Physics] Published Thu Jan 04, 2018

 
 
Twisted Cavity Is a One-Way Light Path

2018-01-03 18:00:00.0

A cavity containing spin-polarized atoms can serve as an optical isolator that breaks time-reversal symmetry by letting only forward-moving light pass. ?


[Physics] Published Wed Jan 03, 2018

 
 
The Coldest Water

2018-01-02 18:00:00.0

A new technique has measured the lowest temperature ever recorded for liquid water.


[Physics] Published Tue Jan 02, 2018

 
 
Detecting Gravitational Waves by Watching Stars

2017-12-29 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Philip Ball

A passing gravitational wave produces shifts in the apparent positions of the stars, and these motions should be detectable with the Gaia space telescope.


[Physics 10, 138] Published Fri Dec 29, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.138
 
 
3D Imaging of Hopping Molecules

2017-12-29 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Eli Barkai and Yuval Garini

The 3D motion of molecules at a solid-liquid interface is directly imaged for the first time.


[Physics 10, 139] Published Fri Dec 29, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.139
 
 
Sorting Photons via Their Radial Quantum Number

2017-12-28 18:00:00.0

A new method groups photons based on the radial component of their angular momentum.


[Physics] Published Thu Dec 28, 2017

 
 
Nuclear Masses Don’t Add Up

2017-12-27 18:00:00.0

The sum of the proton and deuteron masses minus the helium-3 nucleus mass, obtained from a measurement with a molecular ion, remains at odds with the number calculated from accepted values for these masses.


[Physics] Published Wed Dec 27, 2017

 
 
A New Gauge for Age

2017-12-27 18:00:00.0

Wound healing experiments suggest that biological aging can be defined in a similar way to physical aging in soft materials like glasses.


[Physics] Published Wed Dec 27, 2017

 
 
Reining in Alternative Gravity

2017-12-18 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Fabian Schmidt

Theorists have tightly constrained alternative theories of gravity using the recent joint detection of gravitational waves and light from a neutron star merger.


[Physics 10, 134] Published Mon Dec 18, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.134
 
 
Quantum Spin Torque

2017-12-18 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Shufeng Zhang

Quantum effects may play an important role in spin-transfer torque—a phenomenon in which a spin-polarized current controls the magnetization of a thin layer of material.


[Physics 10, 135] Published Mon Dec 18, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.135
 
 
Highlights of the Year

2017-12-18 18:00:00.0

Physics looks back at its favorite stories from 2017.


[Physics 10, 137] Published Mon Dec 18, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.137
 
 
Video—Nuclear Fusion in Hi-Def

2017-12-15 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Matteo Rini

A new model provides a detailed visualization of the clustering of protons and neutrons within the excited nuclear compound formed just after two nuclei collide and fuse.


[Physics 10, 136] Published Fri Dec 15, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.136
 
 
Top Quark in Nuclear Collisions

2017-12-14 18:00:00.0

The top quark—previously seen in proton collisions—has now been identified in collisions between protons and lead nuclei.


[Physics] Published Thu Dec 14, 2017

 
 
A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side

2017-12-13 18:00:00.0

Two proposals describe how to test whether gravity is inherently quantum by measuring the entanglement between two masses.


[Physics] Published Wed Dec 13, 2017

 
 
Minimum Mass of Magnetic Monopoles

2017-12-12 18:00:00.0

A new analysis places some of the tightest bounds yet on the mass that magnetic monopoles should have if they exist.


[Physics] Published Tue Dec 12, 2017

 
 
Topological Insulators Turn a Corner

2017-12-11 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Siddharth A. Parameswaran and Yuan Wan

Theorists have discovered topological insulators that are insulating in their interior and on their surfaces but have conducting channels at corners or along edges.


[Physics 10, 132] Published Mon Dec 11, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.132
 
 
Liquid String Vibrations

2017-12-08 18:00:00.0

Author(s): Michael Schirber

A liquid microchannel—the line where three soap films meet—vibrates like a string whose diameter shrinks as the shaking force increases. ?


[Physics 10, 133] Published Fri Dec 08, 2017

doi:10.1103/Physics.10.133
 
 
Fermions Trapped in Boson Gas

2017-12-07 18:00:00.0

A Bose-Einstein condensate can act as a stable trap for a gas of fermions.


[Physics] Published Thu Dec 07, 2017

 
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