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January 3, 2014
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Create a Nonlinear Light-generating Zero-Index MetaMaterial

Holds Promise for Future Quantum Networks and Light Sources The Information Age will get a major upgrade with the arrival of quantum processors many times faster and more powerful than today’s supercomputers. For the benefits of this new Information Age … Continue reading

September 21, 2013
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UCLA doctors successfully ‘vacuum’ 2-foot blood clot out of patient’s heart

First in state to perform minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’s emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a CT scan revealed a … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
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Measuring Table-Top Accelerators’ State-of-the-Art Beams

Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread Part Two: Slicing through the electron beam Wim Leemans of Berkeley Lab’s Accelerator and Fusion Research Division heads LOASIS, the Laser … Continue reading

November 29, 2011
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Fast Times in Physics

A U physicist will help determine if neutrinos can outrace light Back in 2007, a physics experiment clocked elusive subatomic particles called neutrinos going faster than light. That wasn’t supposed to happen. If the speed of light in a vacuum—denoted … Continue reading

December 9, 2010
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Theoretical Breakthrough: Generating Matter and Antimatter from the Vacuum

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Under just the right conditions — which involve an ultra-high-intensity laser beam and a two-mile-long particle accelerator — it could be possible to create something out of nothing, according to University of Michigan researchers. The scientists and … Continue reading

September 9, 2010
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Forcing Mismatched Elements Together Could Yield Better Solar Cells

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — In what could be a step toward higher efficiency solar cells, an international team including University of Michigan professors has invalidated the most commonly used model to explain the behavior of a unique class of materials … Continue reading