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American Physical Society: Physics

  • newViewpoint: Circuit Simulates One-Dimensional Quantum System

    Viewpoint: Circuit Simulates One-Dimensional Quantum System

    Author(s): Emanuele Dalla Torre and Eran SelaAn electrical circuit simulates a quantum phase transition induced by the presence of an impurity in a one-dimensional conductor.[Physics 11, 94] Published Wed Sep 19, 2018
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Knotted Loops Fall Flat

    Synopsis: Knotted Loops Fall Flat

    A knotted loop of metal beads—mimicking a knotted molecule—organizes into a flat horizontal ring when drifting down through a viscous fluid.[Physics] Published Tue Sep 18, 2018
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Viewpoint: Higgs Decay into Bottom Quarks Seen at Last

    Viewpoint: Higgs Decay into Bottom Quarks Seen at Last

    Author(s): Howard E. HaberTwo CERN experiments have observed the most probable decay channel of the Higgs boson—a milestone in the pursuit to confirm whether this remarkable particle behaves as physicists expect.[Physics 11, 91] Published Mon Sep 1…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Focus: Astronomy Students Not Learning the Basics

    Focus: Astronomy Students Not Learning the Basics

    Author(s): Philip BallNearly half of middle school students in a Norwegian study thought that planets are bigger than stars, even after astronomy instruction.[Physics 11, 93] Published Fri Sep 14, 2018
    - 6 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Feature: Meetings: Building Opportunities for Palestinian Science

    Feature: Meetings: Building Opportunities for Palestinian Science

    Physicists gathered in the West Bank to discuss research trends, as well as ways to boost scientific collaboration in the region.[Physics 11, 92] Published Thu Sep 13, 2018
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Bismuthates Are Surprisingly Conventional

    Synopsis: Bismuthates Are Surprisingly Conventional

    Photoemission experiments challenge the long-held belief that the high-temperature superconductivity of certain bismuth oxides is of the unconventional type.[Physics] Published Thu Sep 13, 2018
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Viewpoint: Fast-Forwarding the Search for New Particles

    Viewpoint: Fast-Forwarding the Search for New Particles

    Author(s): Daniel WhitesonA proposed machine-learning approach could speed up the analysis that underlies searches for new particles in high-energy collisions.[Physics 11, 90] Published Wed Sep 12, 2018
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: How to Create a Ghost Chemical Bond

    Synopsis: How to Create a Ghost Chemical Bond

    A series of electric and magnetic pulses applied to an atom could cause one of its electrons to behave as if “bonded” to an empty point in space.[Physics] Published Wed Sep 12, 2018
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Ghost Imaging with Electrons

    Synopsis: Ghost Imaging with Electrons

    Ghost imaging—a sensitive imaging technique previously demonstrated with visible and x-ray light—has been extended to electrons.[Physics] Published Tue Sep 11, 2018
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Viewpoint: Constructing a Theory for Amorphous Solids

    Viewpoint: Constructing a Theory for Amorphous Solids

    Author(s): Emanuela Del GadoTheorists are coming closer to a comprehensive description of the mechanics of solids with an amorphous structure, such as glass, cement, and compacted sand.[Physics 11, 88] Published Mon Sep 10, 2018
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 6:00am -

Nature: Physics

  • Author Correction: Higher-order topology in bismuth

    Author Correction: Higher-order topology in bismuth

    Author Correction: Higher-order topology in bismuthAuthor Correction: Higher-order topology in bismuth, Published online: 19 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0308-4Author Correction: Higher-order topology in bismuth
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • An inconsistent friend

    An inconsistent friend

    An inconsistent friendAn inconsistent friend, Published online: 18 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0293-7Are there limits to the applicability of textbook quantum theory? Experiments haven’t found any yet, but a new theoretical analysis show…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Membrane-induced hydroelastic migration of a particle surfing its own wave

    Membrane-induced hydroelastic migration of a particle surfing its own wave

    Membrane-induced hydroelastic migration of a particle surfing its own waveMembrane-induced hydroelastic migration of a particle surfing its own wave, Published online: 17 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0272-zA rigid particle moving along a so…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Collective mechanical adaptation of honeybee swarms

    Collective mechanical adaptation of honeybee swarms

    Collective mechanical adaptation of honeybee swarmsCollective mechanical adaptation of honeybee swarms, Published online: 17 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0262-1Suspended clusters of honeybees withstand dynamic mechanical forcing from their…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Visualization of the periodic modulation of Cooper pairing in a cuprate superconductor

    Visualization of the periodic modulation of Cooper pairing in a cuprate superconductor

    Visualization of the periodic modulation of Cooper pairing in a cuprate superconductorVisualization of the periodic modulation of Cooper pairing in a cuprate superconductor, Published online: 17 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0276-8A periodic…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Building the building blocks

    Building the building blocks

    Building the building blocksBuilding the building blocks, Published online: 14 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0296-4Large-scale quantum computations are hampered by the propagation of errors. Experiments have now demonstrated the deterministi…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Author Correction: Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

    Author Correction: Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

    Author Correction: Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellaratorAuthor Correction: Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator, Published online: 11 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0273-yAuthor Correct…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • 3D field phase-space control in tokamak plasmas

    3D field phase-space control in tokamak plasmas

    3D field phase-space control in tokamak plasmas3D field phase-space control in tokamak plasmas, Published online: 10 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0268-8A theoretical and numerical approach, validated by experiments at the KSTAR facility, sh…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 8:00pm -

Phys.org: Physics News

  • newFiber optic sensor measures tiny magnetic fields
    Researchers have developed a light-based technique for measuring very weak magnetic fields, such as those produced when neurons fire in the brain. The inexpensive and compact sensors could offer an alternative to the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 11:55am -
  • newThe hunt for leptoquarks is on

    The hunt for leptoquarks is on

    Matter is made of elementary particles, and the Standard Model of particle physics states that these particles occur in two families: leptons (such as electrons and neutrinos) and quarks (which make up protons and neutrons). Under the Standard Model,…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 10:03am -
  • newResearchers push the boundaries of optical microscopy

    Researchers push the boundaries of optical microscopy

    The field of optical microscopy research has developed rapidly in recent years. Thanks to the invention of a technique called super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, it has recently become possible to view even the smaller parts of a living cell. N…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:34am -
  • newWave-particle interactions allow collision-free energy transfer in space plasma

    Wave-particle interactions allow collision-free energy transfer in space plasma

    The Earth's magnetosphere contains plasma, an ionized gas composed of positive ions and negative electrons. The motion of these charged plasma particles is controlled by electromagnetic fields. The energy transfer processes that occur in this collisi…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:17am -
  • newExtremely small and fast: Laser ignites hot plasma

    Extremely small and fast: Laser ignites hot plasma

    When light pulses from an extremely powerful laser system are fired onto material samples, the electric field of the light rips the electrons off the atomic nuclei. For fractions of a second, a plasma is created. The electrons couple with the laser l…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:21am -
  • newSearching for errors in the quantum world

    Searching for errors in the quantum world

    The theory of quantum mechanics is well supported by experiments. Now, however, a thought experiment by ETH physicists yields unexpected contradictions. These findings raise some fundamental questions—and they're polarising experts.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:16am -
  • newPhysicists develop a more accurate solution for the quantum three-body problem

    Physicists develop a more accurate solution for the quantum three-body problem

    Researchers at the RUDN University have developed a mathematical method to solve the quantum Coulomb three-body problem for bound states with high accuracy. They also showed that previous calculations performed by a group of Japanese scientists are i…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:14am -
  • Airbnb distribution may depend on who lives there, not just distance to city center

    Airbnb distribution may depend on who lives there, not just distance to city center

    Distribution of Airbnbs may follow the same pattern across different cities, and several factors, including the number of residents who work in the creative industries, may determine their location, according to an article published in EPJ Data Scien…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment

    First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment

    The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 1:06pm -
  • Simulation shows nuclear pasta 10 billion times harder to break than steel

    Simulation shows nuclear pasta 10 billion times harder to break than steel

    A trio of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and Canada has found evidence that suggests nuclear material beneath the surface of neutron stars may be the strongest material in the universe. In their paper published in the jo…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:00am -

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  • First particle tracks seen at ProtoDUNE

    First particle tracks seen at ProtoDUNE

    CERN and Fermilab announce a big step forward for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:05am -
  • A whale of a tale

    A whale of a tale

    Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject. About 60 miles off the southernmost tip of Sicily, in the deepest section of the Mediterranean Sea, strange objects seem to grow. Ab…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 9:45am -
  • A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

    A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

    This instrument developed for DUNE can take 48 temperatures simultaneously and with expert precision. When crane operators at CERN lowered a custom 25-foot thermometer into one of the prototypes for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experimen…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 11:24am -
  • Next-generation camera takes data of early universe

    Next-generation camera takes data of early universe

    The South Pole Telescope recently opened its third-generation camera for a multiyear survey. Deep in Antarctica, at the southernmost point on our planet, sits a 33-foot telescope designed for a single purpose: to make images of the oldes…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 2:54pm -
  • ProtoDUNE in pictures

    ProtoDUNE in pictures

    Twenty photos, two detectors, one goal. To investigate some of the biggest mysteries in the universe, particle physicists design and build high-tech detectors. On top of the incredible science they make possible, these experiments are oft…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 9:16am -
  • Changing the game

    Changing the game

    Willie Rockward applied to college with pro football dreams, but a physics scholarship set him on a different path. “Keep your eye on the ball,” was the stock advice Willie Rockward heard from football coaches as a teenager at in the…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Sep 18, 11:11am -
  • New accelerator research program at Fermilab sees first beam

    New accelerator research program at Fermilab sees first beam

    IOTA, the new test accelerator, gives researchers rich and varied opportunities to dive deep into the physics of particle beams. On August 21, a beam of electrons successfully circulated for the first time through a new particle accelera…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 10:05am -
  • LHC scientists detect most favored Higgs decay

    LHC scientists detect most favored Higgs decay

    Scientists now know the fate of the vast majority of all Higgs bosons produced in the LHC. Today at CERN, the Large Hadron Collider collaborations ATLAS and CMS jointly announced the discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom q…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 9:00am -
  • Voting open for 2018 Global Physics Photowalk

    Voting open for 2018 Global Physics Photowalk

    Help choose the winning images in this international science photography competition. Voting is now open for the 2018 Global Physics Photowalk competition, offered by the Interactions Collaboration of physics laboratories around the world…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 18, 11:14am -
  • How’s it going, LIGO?

    How’s it going, LIGO?

    The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has a new digital assistant. In October 2016, research fellow Nikhil Mukund was spending his Saturday evening trying to find the source of some noise cluttering the data from the La…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Aug 18, 9:57am -

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