Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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New way to use neutrons to detect electric fields in spaces

Technique could permit detection of electric fields in hard-to-reach places, with potential security value.

A new type of coupled Quantum dots system in graphene

For the first time, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created and imaged a new pair of quantum dots...

This new camera may potentially detect extraterrestrial life, dark matter

High-resolution camera made of 1,024 sensors that count single photons, or particles of light.

Measuring temperature with invisible light

The most common way to check if someone has a fever without a thermometer is to feel the forehead or neck with the back...

Researchers Boost Intensity of Nanowire LEDs

Nanowire gurus at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that, thanks to a special type of...

New antenna evaluation method could help boost 5G network capacity

5G will be a system of systems that extend far beyond radio. 5G systems will avoid crowded conventional wireless channels by using higher, millimeter-wave frequency...

NIST atomic clocks now keep time well enough to improve models of Earth

A newly developed experimental atomic clock can precisely tick to improve timekeeping and navigation. It additionally can detect signals from gravity, the early universe and...

How microscopic machines can fail within seconds?

To what extent can tiny gears and other microscopic moving parts last before they destroy? What are the warning signs that these segments are...

New device widens light beams by 400 times

Scientists at the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) have developed an efficient converter that enlarges the diameter of a light beam by...

Do kitchen items shed antimicrobial nanoparticles after use?

Silver nanoparticles measuring between one and 100 nanometers (billionth of a meter) in size are being incorporated outside the United States into a variety...

Redefining the kilogram: A turning point for humanity

The kilogram is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass...

Signs of interactive form of quantum matter

For the first ever time, JILA scientists have confined groups of a couple of atoms and precisely estimated their multi-particle cooperations inside an atomic clock....

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