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How light can vaporize water without the need for heat by StuffsEarth

Researchers at MIT have discovered a new phenomenon: that light can cause evaporation of water from its surface without the need for heat. Pictured is [Read more about this post…]

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Tailoring electron vortex beams with customizable intensity patterns by electron diffraction holography by StuffsEarth

Schematic of the generation of structured EVBs. The binary holographic phase masks can be engineered with the generalized spiral phase to shape the incident free [Read more about this post…]

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Scientists modify common lab refrigerator to cool faster with less energy by StuffsEarth

Illustration of a pulse tube refrigerator. Credit: S. Kelley/NIST By modifying a refrigerator commonly used in both research and industry, researchers at the National Institute [Read more about this post…]

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CMS Collaboration observes new all-heavy quark structures by StuffsEarth

The measured double-J/ψ mass distribution and the results of fit with three signal peaks (“BW”) superimposed on a continuum background, including the effects of quantum [Read more about this post…]

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Spintronics research shows material’s magnetic properties can predict how a spin current changes with temperature by StuffsEarth

Temperature dependence of the spin current signal and magnon polarization above and below the magnetic compensation temperature. Credit: Yusuke Nambu Spintronics is a field garnering [Read more about this post…]

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Novel method could explore gluon saturation at the future electron-ion collider by StuffsEarth

Exploring the gluon saturation in a large nucleus is one of the goals of the future Electron-Ion Collider. Researchers proposed a nucleon energy-energy correlation approach [Read more about this post…]

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Record electron temperatures for a small-scale, sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch fusion device achieved by StuffsEarth

A bright flash of light from a FuZE (Fusion Z-pinch Experiment) plasma. Credit: Zap Energy In the nine decades since humans first produced fusion reactions, [Read more about this post…]

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IceCube observes seven potential tau neutrinos by StuffsEarth

IceCube building in Antarctica (top) and tau-neutrino signals detected by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory (bottom). The colors indicate the relative time at which each sensor [Read more about this post…]

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Manipulating the geometry of the ‘electron universe’ in magnets by StuffsEarth

Left: movement of light in a strong gravitational field in the universe. Middle: non-Ohmic conduction arising from a non-trivial quantum-metric structure of the “electron universe,” [Read more about this post…]

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Study shines light on properties and promise of hexagonal boron nitride, used in electronic and photonics technologies by StuffsEarth

Researchers in the labs of ASRC Prof. Gabriele Grosso (top, right) and NSLS-II at Brookhaven National Laboratory (bottom, right) used advanced instrumentation at their respective [Read more about this post…]