The findings may help researchers design “spintronic” devices and novel magnetic materials.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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The design, which uses entangled atoms, could help scientists detect dark matter and study gravity’s effect on time.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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The advance could cut production costs and reduce the size of microelectronics for sensing and communication.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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The results should help scientists study the viscosity in neutron stars, the plasma of the early universe, and other strongly interacting fluids.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT engineers develop a hybrid process that connects photonics with “artificial atoms,” to produce the largest quantum chip of its type.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Simple chip powered by quantum dots allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms.
Feb. 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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MIT researchers grow perfectly shaped germanium tunnels on silicon oxide with controllable length.
Jan. 31, 2020 • ~10 min
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The new method could impact devices used in imaging, machine learning, and more.
Jan. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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Qubits made from strontium and calcium ions can be precisely controlled by technology that already exists.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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