In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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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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New detection tool could be used to make quantum computers robust against unwanted environmental disturbances.
Sept. 16, 2019 • ~8 min
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MIT researchers use resonant X-ray scattering measurements to reveal unexpected “Wigner glass” in desirable superconducting material.
Jan. 28, 2019 • ~8 min
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First measurement of its kind could provide stepping stone to practical quantum computing.
Dec. 31, 2018 • ~8 min
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Riccardo Comin seeks to elucidate the microscopic physics of high-temperature superconducting devices to advance their technological applications.
Dec. 13, 2018 • ~9 min
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Using new “quantum emulator,” physicists can observe individual atoms moving through these materials, and measure their speed.
Dec. 6, 2018 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers have demonstrated that a Tungsten ditelluride-based transistor combines two different electronic states of matter.
Oct. 31, 2018 • ~10 min
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New technique manipulates atoms into antiferromagnetic state.
Nov. 29, 2017 • ~9 min
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Scientists invent technique to map energy and momentum of electrons beneath a material’s surface.
Nov. 16, 2017 • ~9 min
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