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A Bit of Quantum Logic—What Did the Atom Say to the Quantum Dot?

Let’s talk! Scientists demonstrate coherent coupling between a quantum dot and a donor atom in silicon, vital for moving information inside quantum computers.
20-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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.
18-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Launches America’s New Top Supercomputer for Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory unveiled Summit as the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer.
8-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Simulations of Magnetically Confined Plasmas Reveal a Self-Regulating Stabilizing Mechanism

A mysterious mechanism that prevents instabilities may be similar to the process that maintains the Earth's magnetic field.
8-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seeing All the Colors of the Plasma Wind

2-D velocity imaging helps fusion researchers understand the role of ion winds (aka flows) in the boundary of tokamak plasmas.
7-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hidden Magnetism Appears under Hidden Symmetry

Sometimes a good theory just needs the right materials to make it work. That’s the case with recent findings by UT’s physicists and their colleagues, who designed a two-dimensional magnetic system that points to the possibility of devices with...
7-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Renewable Solvents Derived From Lignin Lowers Waste in Biofuel Production

New class of solvents breaks down plant biomass into sugars for biofuels and bioproducts in a closed-loop biorefinery concept.
5-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Studying Nuclear Spin Make a Surprising Discovery

The size of a nucleus appears to influence the direction of certain particles emitted from collisions with spinning protons.
5-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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