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The 'Next Theory of Superconductivity'

The 'Next Theory of Superconductivity'

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are utilizing very high magnetic fields to understand the properties of high-temperature superconductivity. They aim to create a superconductor that would be able to function at room temperature, without the necessity of any cooling. [More]
PVDF Incorporated with Carbon Nanotubes and Buckyballs Could Improve its Electricity Generating Properties

PVDF Incorporated with Carbon Nanotubes and Buckyballs Could Improve its Electricity Generating Properties

Walter Voit, Ph.D., of the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) along with co-researchers has successfully incorporated carbon nanotubes and “buckyball” clusters in PVDF material to improve its electricity-generating properties. [More]
WITec Announces Winners of 2015 Paper Awards in Raman Imaging and Micro-Raman Spectroscopy Fields

WITec Announces Winners of 2015 Paper Awards in Raman Imaging and Micro-Raman Spectroscopy Fields

The winners of this year’s WITec Paper Awards have been announced. Research groups from Poland, Switzerland and Singapore won the Paper Awards in gold, silver and bronze, respectively. [More]
New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released its newest catalog of precision motion solutions for Beamline Instrumentation. [More]
Researchers Control Heat and Sound Using Magnetic Field

Researchers Control Heat and Sound Using Magnetic Field

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found out a way to control heat using a magnetic field. In their study they have shown that the amount of heat that flowed through a semiconductor could be reduced by 12%, when a magnetic field that was approximately the size of a medical MRI was used. [More]
Andor iStar Camera Used for Reactor Maintenance at ITER Fusion Energy Facility

Andor iStar Camera Used for Reactor Maintenance at ITER Fusion Energy Facility

With the current focus on green and renewable energy sources, most of which capture the sun's energy second-hand, it's easy to overlook the global effort to build a fusion reactor that will replicate the process at the core of our Sun - i.e. energy production through fusion of atoms - to help meet mankind's energy needs. [More]
Monet Painting Confirmed as Genuine Using SPECIM's Hyperspectral Camera

Monet Painting Confirmed as Genuine Using SPECIM's Hyperspectral Camera

The 1891 work ‘A Haystack in the Evening Sun’ was found to be a genuine piece of Claude Monet's work by researchers at the University of Jyväskylä in the Department of Mathematical Information Technology. [More]
Nanoscale 3D Printing Creates Miniature Lattices to Control Light for Super Computing

Nanoscale 3D Printing Creates Miniature Lattices to Control Light for Super Computing

Researchers from the University of Central Florida and the University of Texas El Paso have invented a new and effective method of rapidly transmitting data with the help of light. The new device imitates a plastic honeycomb and is smaller than the sting of a bee. [More]
Researchers Discover Five New Phases of Silica

Researchers Discover Five New Phases of Silica

Researchers at Carnegie have led a study that has discovered five new forms of silica at room temperature, and under conditions of extreme pressure. [More]
Scientists Develop Superior Flexible Solar Cell Modules and Transparent Electrodes

Scientists Develop Superior Flexible Solar Cell Modules and Transparent Electrodes

Scientists from the Empa-led EU project 'TREASORES', have demonstrated novel silver-based transparent electrodes and prototype flexible solar cell modules that are capable of performing better than materials that are currently being used. [More]