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December 15, 2017
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Jumping Nanoparticles

Experiments with levitated nanoparticles reveal role of friction at the nanoscale Transitions occurring in nanoscale systems, such as a chemical reaction or the folding of a protein, are strongly affected by friction and thermal noise. Almost 80 years ago, the … Continue reading

January 1, 2017
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UA Engineer Predicts Materials Failure From the Tiniest of Grains

Researcher Katerina Aifantis is probing mechanical processes at the nanoscale with a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Katerina Aifantis, whose father was teaching her about negative numbers when she was 3 years old, started college at 16, earned … Continue reading

May 20, 2016
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First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound

Groundbreaking observations could help develop better, more efficient materials for electronics and alternative energy Using a state-of-the-art ultrafast electron microscope, University of Minnesota researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale traveling at … Continue reading

December 2, 2014
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Crystalline Mirror Solutions: Erfolgreiches Startup der Universität Wien

Die Crystalline Mirror Solutions GmbH (CMS) ist aus der experimentellen Grundlagenforschung von Markus Aspelmeyer und Garrett Cole an der Fakultät für Physik der Universität Wien hervorgegangen. Heute ist CMS ein weltweit führender Hersteller von Hochpräzisionsoptik für Lasersysteme und wurde bereits … Continue reading

September 19, 2014
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Engineering defects in diamond for quantum computing and subatomic imaging

By carefully controlling the position of an atomic-scale diamond defect within a volume smaller than what some viruses would fill, researchers have cleared a path toward better quantum computers and nanoscale sensors. They describe their technique in a paper published … Continue reading

November 23, 2013
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Diamond Imperfections Pave the Way to Technology Gold

Berkeley Study Provides Unprecedented Details on Ultrafast Processes in Diamond Nitrogen Vacancy Centers From supersensitive detections of magnetic fields to quantum information processing, the key to a number of highly promising advanced technologies may lie in one of the most … Continue reading

June 22, 2013
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Whirlpools on the Nanoscale Could Multiply Magnetic Memory

At the Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab scientists join an international team to control spin orientation in magnetic nanodisks “We spent 15 percent of home energy on gadgets in 2009, and we’re buying more gadgets all the time,” says Peter … Continue reading