Building quantum computers underground or designing radiation-proof qubits may be needed, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Multidisciplinary team uses metal organic frameworks to extract radioactive krypton from fuel-reprocessing gasses.
July 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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New work on 2D and 3D meshing aims to address challenges with some of today’s state-of-the-art methods.
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Faculty from the departments of physics, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering were selected for the 2020 Early Career Research Program.
July 15, 2020 • ~10 min
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In certain alloys, exposure to proton irradiation can extend the material’s lifetime, study finds.
July 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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Exotic states called Kohn anomalies could offer clues to why some materials have the electronic properties they do.
June 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.
May 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Carbon nanotubes embedded in leaves detect chemical signals that are produced when a plant is damaged.
April 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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Physicists’ discovery could lead to a new family of robust qubits for quantum computing.
April 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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