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Carbon nanotube speakers play music with heat (w/video)

While still a fledgling technology, the potential applications are nearly endless. Everything from de-icing helicopter blades to making lighter loudspeakers to doubling as a car speaker and heating filament for back windshield defrosters.

Jul 28th, 2015

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Interacting ion qutrits

Researchers have used trapped atomic ions to construct a system that could potentially support a type of symmetry-protected quantum state.

Jul 28th, 2015

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Spins in graphene with a hedgehog texture

At a surface or interface the electron spin can form specific patterns but it remains in the surface plane. Researchers have now succeeded in turning the spin out of the plane, and they explain why this is a principle property.

Jul 28th, 2015

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Superconducting qubit and magnetic sphere hybrid

Researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to exchange a quantum bit, the minimum unit of information used by quantum computers, between a superconducting quantum-bit circuit and a quantum in a magnet called a magnon.

Jul 27th, 2015

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The future with nanoionics

Nanoionics is a new area of research in which ionic currents are conducted on the scale of nanometers; and it may one day lead to innovative technologies. Scientists have now made an important step toward the construction of artificial ionic circuits.

Jul 26th, 2015

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Magnetic material unnecessary to create spin current

Researchers that you don't need a magnetic material to create spin current from insulators. This discovery has important implications for the field of spintronics and the development of high-speed, low-power electronics that use electron spin rather than charge to carry information.

Jul 24th, 2015

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