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Researchers Use New AI Techniques in Clinical Trials for Personalized Cancer Treatment

Researchers are finding new ways to use artificial intelligence and nanotechnology to enhance treatments, from routine dental techniques to attacking cancerous tissue. At the AVS 65th International Symposium and Exhibition, Oct. 21-26, Dean Ho will...
16-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Building the Ion Implanters that Make Next-Generation Technology Possible

As the phones get slimmer, the optics crisper and the processors faster, have you ever wondered what is happening behind the scenes that make these remarkable achievements possible? During the AVS 65th International Symposium and Exhibition, Oct....
16-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Deposition Method Yields Effective Transition-Metal Nitride Thin Films

Imagine a coating as hard as a diamond and a fraction the thickness of a human hair. Researchers are exploring new approaches to create resilient thin films that could be used in a variety of electronic applications from cutting tools to the...
17-Oct-2018 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Reservoir Computer Marks First-Ever Microelectromechanical Neural Network Application

A group of researchers in Canada reports the construction of the first reservoir computing device built with a microelectromechanical system. Published in the Journal of Applied Physics, the neural network exploits the nonlinear dynamics of a...
11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Algorithmic Innovation May Help Reduce Invasive Heart Procedures

Doctors use invasive procedures to decide whether an ablation procedure to remove heart tissue is likely to have a positive outcome. CT scans or ultrasounds are useful in determining the structure of a patient’s heart, but invasive electrical...
12-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Memristor Boosts Accuracy and Efficiency For Neural Networks on an Atomic Scale

Hardware that mimics the neural circuitry of the brain requires building blocks that can adjust how they synapse. One such approach, called memristors, uses current resistance to store this information. New work looks to overcome reliability issues...
15-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Model Helps Define Optimal Temperature and Pressure to Forge Nanoscale Diamonds in an Explosion

To forge nanodiamonds, which have potential applications in medicine, optoelectronics and quantum computing, researchers expose organic explosive molecules to powerful detonations in a controlled environment. These explosive forces, however, make it...
15-Oct-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Next-Gen Ultrafast Optical Fiber-Based Electron Gun to Reveal Atomic Motions During Transition State

A new method enables researchers to directly observe and capture atomic motions at surfaces and interfaces in real time.
9-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Comment Available on 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

6-Oct-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Under the Microscope: 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; AIP Congratulates Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner

8-Oct-2014 10:45 AM EDT

Shedding Light on 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics: AIP CEO Fred Dylla Available for Comment on Significance of Blue LEDs for Science and Society

7-Oct-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Experts Available and Audio Commentary: Nobel Prize in Physics

4-Oct-2012 4:55 PM EDT

The Spin Racket: Ping-Pong Champs Are Intuitive Masters of Fluid Dynamics

Curve balls may help a pitcher strike out batters in baseball; and some nasty spin can make an opponent sweat to return a tennis serve. But more so than in any other ball game, in table tennis – where the ball is so light and so small –dedicated...
8-Aug-2012 10:00 AM EDT

Experts Available: Fluid Dynamics and Ship Experts Discuss the Science of the Costa Concordia

When the cruise liner Costa Concordia drew too close to shore near the Italian island of Giglio, a large rocky outcrop quickly sliced through the ship’s hull. While many questions about the dynamics at play during that disaster remain unanswered,...
27-Feb-2012 8:00 AM EST

Experts Available: Nobel Prize in Physics – Discovery, Impacts, and History

The Nobel Prize in Physics will be announced Tuesday, October 4. The prize is given for the most groundbreaking and influential research. Its history chronicles many of the discoveries that underpin not only modern technology, but also our...
30-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT

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