Physics General News

Spiral dislocation gives 3D topological photonics a robust edge

 Physics General News
 28 September 2022
Crystals have enthralled humans for thousands of years with their visual beauty and elegant symmetrical shapes, and, more recently, with their numerous technological applications. Fundamentally, these materials are based on a highly regular arrangement of their smallest constituent elements, and the...

The process of waves carrying plasma heat is observed for the first time

 Physics General News
 28 September 2022
In fusion power generation, it is essential that the high-energy particles generated by a fusion reaction in hot plasma heat it to sustain further fusion reactions. The key to this self-heating of the plasma is whether it can be heated by waves created by the high-energy particles....

First single-crystal organometallic perovskite optical fibers

 Physics General News
 23 September 2022
Due to their very high efficiency in transporting electric charges from light, perovskites are known as the next generation material for solar panels and LED displays. A team led by Dr. Lei Su at Queen Mary University of London now have invented a brand-new application of perovskites as optical...

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