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Visualizing the boundary modes of the charge density wave in a topological material

Charge density waves are quantum phenomena occurring in some materials, which involve a static modulation of conduction electrons and the periodic distortion of the lattice. These waves have been observed in numerous condensed matter materials, inclu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

This super-expensive Analogue Pocket is about to go on sale

Analogue announced its latest special-edition Pocket, and it's made out of aluminum. However, that material comes at a cost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Prussian blue analogs unlock affordable, long-lasting lithium-ion batteries

Prussian blue (PB), a well-known pigment used to dye jeans, has been recognized as an emerging material for next-generation batteries. A team of researchers, led by Professor Hyun-Wook Lee in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST has.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

New experiment investigates light-induced Meissner effect in optically driven superconductor

Superconductivity is a fascinating phenomenon, which allows a material to sustain an electrical current without any loss. This collective quantum behavior of matter only appears in certain conductors at temperatures far below ambient......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Observation of 3D acoustic quantum Hall states

The quantum Hall effect (QHE) is one of the most notable discoveries in condensed matter physics, opening the door to topological physics. Extending QHE into three dimensions is an inspiring but challenging endeavor. This difficulty arises because th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Does setting my AC to 78 degrees save money during California heat wave? What expert says

Does setting my AC to 78 degrees save money during California heat wave? What expert says.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

High-speed electron camera uncovers new "light-twisting" behavior in ultrathin material

While taking snapshots with the high-speed electron camera at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Acceleratory Laboratory, researchers discovered new behavior in an ultrathin material that offers a promising approach to manipulating light that w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

5 New Types of Gravitational-Wave Detectors Could Reshape Astrophysics

With the confirmation of gravitational waves less than a decade old, scientists are barreling ahead with new detectors to pick up ever more elusive ripples in spacetime.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

iPhone 16 fast charging could 40W boost

Apple could make the iPhone 16 charge faster than ever, by allowing the fall smartphone releases to take in power at up to 40W.A render of the iPhone 16The fast-charging capabilities of the iPhone and other Apple products means users can get a sizabl.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Photosynthesis powers our world, but what fuels this fundamental process?

It's hard to overstate the importance of photosynthesis, the biochemical pathway by which plants, algae, and certain bacteria convert the sun's energy into the organic material that feeds the entire living biosphere. But there are still aspects of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Visualizing the boundary modes of the charge density wave in a topological material

Charge density waves are quantum phenomena occurring in some materials, which involve a static modulation of conduction electrons and the periodic distortion of the lattice. These waves have been observed in numerous condensed matter materials, inclu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Deadly, record-breaking heat wave grips western US

A record-breaking heat wave continued to grip the western United States on Tuesday, smashing records and endangering lives with little relief in sight......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

The art of molecular self-assembly: Crafting 2D nanostructures for advanced materials

Creating periodic nanostructures is vital for progress in material science and nanotechnology. Traditional methods often struggle with complexity and scalability. Integrating bottom-up self-assembly of block molecules with top-down lithography offers.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

New hemp reference material will help ensure accurate cannabis measurements

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now selling a hemp reference material that will help laboratories accurately measure key components in cannabis plant products. This will help law enforcement agencies accurately distinguis.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

"Southerly busters" in Australia are becoming more frequent but less severe as the climate changes

When Australia's east coast is caught in the grip of a heat wave, relief can come in the form of abrupt, often gale-force wind changes known as "southerly busters.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

As ocean surfaces acidify, a deep-sea acidic zone is expanding, and marine habitats are being squeezed

In the deepest parts of the ocean, below 4,000 meters, the combination of high pressure and low temperature creates conditions that dissolve calcium carbonate, the material marine animals use to make their shells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

Apple Watch SE may switch to an all-plastic chassis to lower costs

Apple is reported to have tested replacing the metal portion of the current Apple Watch SE case with rigid plastic to lower the cost.The current Apple Watch SE uses a nylon-composite material on its back side.Alongside reports of updated regular and.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 7th, 2024

How to ensure higher-density housing developments still have enough space for residents" recreation needs

Growing populations and housing shortages are affecting cities worldwide, including in Australia. It's driving them to adopt high-density development near public transport hubs instead of endless suburban sprawl on city fringes......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 7th, 2024

Exploring the possibility of probing fundamental spacetime symmetries via gravitational wave memory

As predicted by the theory of general relativity, the passage of gravitational waves can leave a measurable change in the relative positions of objects. This physical phenomenon, known as gravitational wave memory, could potentially be leveraged to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 6th, 2024

Beryl heads for Texas after causing damage, no deaths in Mexico

Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Friday after hitting Mexico as a Category 2 hurricane, with fierce winds causing material damage but no injuries along the touristic Yucatan Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 6th, 2024

California fires spread in July 4 weekend heat wave

California firefighters battled multiple blazes in record heat Friday, with a new fire breaking out near the famous Yosemite National Park even as a larger inferno further north came under control......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 6th, 2024