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Focus: X-Ray Imaging Goes Quantum

Author(s): Matteo RiniThe first demonstration of a source of quantum correlated x-ray photons shows that such photons can enhance x-ray imaging.[Physics 12, 95] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

Fri 23 Aug 19 from APS Physics

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Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts

Storm clouds rooted deep in Jupiter's atmosphere are affecting the planet's white zones and colorful belts, creating disturbances in their flow and even changing their color.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from

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Correlating entangled photons by radial position and momenta

A team of researchers from Xiamen University, the University of Ottawa and the University of Rochester has shown that it is possible to entangle photons with correlations between their radial ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from

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Electron pairing in the pseudogap state revealed by shot noise in copper oxide junctions

Nature, Published online: 21 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1486-7Shot-noise measurements in copper oxides reveal paired charge carriers existing in the pseudogap above ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Nature News

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Lab-based dark energy experiment narrows search options for elusive force

An experiment to test a popular theory of dark energy has found no evidence of new forces, placing strong constraints on related theories.

Mon 19 Aug 19 from

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New technique could streamline design of intricate fusion device

Stellarators, twisty machines that house fusion reactions, rely on complex magnetic coils that are challenging to design and build. Now, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from

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Cracking a decades-old test, researchers bolster case for quantum mechanics

In a new study, researchers demonstrate creative tactics to get rid of loopholes that have long confounded tests of quantum mechanics. With their innovative method, the researchers were able ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from

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Laser-produced uranium plasma evolves into more complex species

When energy is added to uranium under pressure, it creates a shock wave, and even a tiny sample will be vaporized like a small explosion. By using smaller, controlled explosions, physicists ...

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Detraction-free light-matter interaction

An efficient light-matter interface might constitute the foundation of quantum communication. However, certain structures that are formed during the growth process interfere with the signal.

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Physicists create world's smallest engine

Theoretical physicists at Trinity College Dublin are among an international collaboration that has built the world's smallest engine—which, as a single calcium ion, is approximately ten billion ...

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