Elegant techniques of trapping and polarizing atoms open vistas for beta-decay tests of fundamental symmetries, key to understanding the most basic forces and particles constituting our universe.
A new supercapacitor could be a competitive alternative to lithium-ion batteries.
Atom probe tomography reveals key explanations for stable performance over a cutting-edge diesel-exhaust catalyst's lifetime.
A nickelate thin film senses electric field changes analogous to the electroreception sensing organ in sharks, which detects the bioelectric fields of prey.
Let's talk! Scientists demonstrate coherent coupling between a quantum dot and a donor atom in silicon, vital for moving information inside quantum computers.
New Tech Uses Isomeric Beams to Study How and Where the Galaxy Makes One of Its Most Common Elements
A new measurement using a beam of aluminum-26 prepared in a metastable state allows researchers to better understand the creation of the elements in our galaxy.
A mysterious mechanism that prevents instabilities may be similar to the process that maintains the Earth's magnetic field.
2-D velocity imaging helps fusion researchers understand the role of ion winds (aka flows) in the boundary of tokamak plasmas.
New class of solvents breaks down plant biomass into sugars for biofuels and bioproducts in a closed-loop biorefinery concept.
The size of a nucleus appears to influence the direction of certain particles emitted from collisions with spinning protons.
With a better understanding of bubbly flows, researchers can improve the safety and operation of our nuclear reactors.
Study reveals surprising, bad chemical reactivity in battery components previously considered compatible.
Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock.
Scientists use ion beams to write high-purity metal structures, enabling nanofabrication opportunities.
Window material repeatedly switches from being see-through to blocking the heat and converting sunlight into electricity.
Scientists used an intense light to unveil hidden rivers that transport electricity with no loss.
Neutron probes and theory reveal how electrons cooperate at lower temperatures.
Scientists are developing better models that describe both neutrino and antineutrino data, which can offer insights into the nature of the universe.
Neutral pion production is a major character in a story of mistaken identity worthy of an Agatha Christie novel.
MicroBooNE neutrino experiment cuts through the noise, clearing the way for signals made by the hard-to-detect particle.
Optimizing lithium-sulfur battery electrolytes for long life.
New spectroscopic technique measures heat in itty-bitty volumes that could reveal insights for electronics and energy technology.
Scientists use new X-ray technique to see how water moves at the molecular level.
A non-twisting laser beam moving through magnetized plasma turns into an optical vortex that traps, rotates, and controls microscopic particles, opening new frontiers in imaging.
Just like lightning, fusion plasmas contain odd electromagnetic whistler waves that could control destructive electrons in fusion reactors.