MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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An improved method for magnet tracking enables high-speed wireless tracking through various materials.
Nov. 18, 2019 • ~8 min
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The X-ray-focusing lens used in the experiment is based on a design used in lighthouses for centuries.
Oct. 16, 2019 • ~8 min
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Technique could yield insights into complex proteins involved in Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Jan. 18, 2019 • ~5 min
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Innovative approach to controlling magnetism could lead to next-generation memory and logic devices.
Nov. 12, 2018 • ~8 min
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New materials, heated under high magnetic fields, could produce record levels of energy, model shows.
May 25, 2018 • ~9 min
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Griffin honored for pioneering contributions to high-resolution solid state nuclear magnetic resonance and its applications to biological systems.
July 7, 2017 • ~3 min
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Master's candidate explores ways to cool high-temperature superconductors used in fusion research.
March 27, 2017 • ~6 min
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A quest to understand superconductivity leads MIT theoretical physicist Senthil Todadri to discoveries about new magnetic materials called quantum spin liquids.
Feb. 6, 2017 • ~16 min
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MIT researchers use an optical technique to probe magnetism at a hidden interface between two exotic thin films.
Oct. 25, 2016 • ~6 min
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