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Researchers create 'quantum cats' made of light

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created 'quantum cats' made of photons (particles of light), boosting prospects for manipulating light in new ways to enhance precision measurements as well as computing and communications based on quantum physics.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2010

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European collaborative research to develop lab-on-chip system for cheap and fast cancer diagnosis

Today, at the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) in Buenos Aires (Argentina), imec and its project partners announce the launch of the European Seventh Framework Project MIRACLE. The MIRACLE project aims at developing an operational lab-on-chip for the isolation and detection of circulating and disseminated tumor cells (CTCs and DTCs) in blood. The new lab-on-chip is an essential step towards faster and cost-efficient diagnosis of cancer.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2010

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Playing snooker with atoms

Scientists speak of sputtering when energy-rich ions hit a solid object and cause atoms to be released from its surface. The phenomenon can be exploited to apply microscopically thin coatings to glass surfaces. A research team has developed a special sputtering technique that greatly increases the efficiency of the coating process.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2010

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Atomares Billard-Spiel

Wenn energiereiche Ionen auf einen Festkoerper treffen und aus ihm Atome loesen, nennt man das Sputtern. Damit lassen sich Glasoberflaechen hauchduenn beschichten. Forscher haben ein spezielles Sputter-Verfahren entwickelt und die Beschichtungseffizienz enorm erhoeht. Von dem Ergebnis profitiert nicht nur die Architektur.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2010

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