Physics General News

Study provides new insights into proton mass origins

 Physics General News
 28 February 2024
A study led by Prof. Chen Xurong at the Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has provided new insights into the origins of proton mass. From an experimental standpoint, the researchers suggested that the influence of heavy quarks on proton mass could be bigger...

Researchers achieve real-time microscopic imaging during plasma treatment

 Physics General News
 28 February 2024
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) successfully conducted in-situ studies with a plasma generated inside a scanning electron microscope (SEM). This marks the first time live SEM imaging while treating the sample with a plasma was achieved. The study is...

Merons realized in synthetic antiferromagnets

 Physics General News
 27 February 2024
The electronic devices we use on a day-to-day basis are powered by electrical currents. This is the case with our living room lights, washing machines, and televisions, to name but a few examples. Data processing in computers also relies on information provided by tiny charge carriers called...

Resurrecting niobium for quantum science

 Physics General News
 27 February 2024
Niobium has long been considered an underperformer in superconducting qubits. Scientists have now engineered a high-quality niobium-based qubit, taking advantage of niobium's superior qualities....

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