Physics General News

Perovskite: New LED technology surpasses the lifetime milestone

 Physics General News
 09 August 2022
Perovskite LEDs are an emerging technology for next-generation display, lighting and communications. While perovskite LEDs can be produced simply and at low cost, they show clear technological advantages. They are lightweight and offer flexibility comparable to OLEDs, and they have color purity and...

Three papers highlight results of record 1.3 megajoule yield experiment

 Physics General News
 09 August 2022
After decades of inertial confinement fusion research, a yield of more than 1.3 megajoules (MJ) was achieved at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL's) National Ignition Facility (NIF) for the first time on Aug. 8, 2021, putting researchers at the threshold of fusion gain and achieving...

Robotic motion in curved space defies standard laws of physics

 Physics General News
 08 August 2022
When humans, animals, and machines move throughout the world, they always push against something, whether it's the ground, air, or water. Until recently, physicists believed this to be a constant, following the law of conservation momentum. Now, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology...

Up a creek without paddle? Researchers suggest 'gunwale bobbing'

 Physics General News
 04 August 2022
Stand up in a canoe and you'll probably find yourself in the water before too long. Jump up and down on the upper edges of the sides of the canoe, and you'll likely end up in the drink as well. But get the balance right and you'll be able to move yourself along by as much as one meter per second,...

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