Physics General News

New shape memory alloy discovered through artificial intelligence framework

 Physics General News
 05 May 2022
Researchers used an Artificial Intelligence Materials Selection framework (AIMS) to discover a new shape memory alloy. The shape memory alloy showed the highest efficiency during operation achieved thus far for nickel-titanium-based materials. In addition, their data-driven framework offers proof of...

The quest for an ideal quantum bit

 Physics General News
 04 May 2022
Scientists have developed a qubit platform formed by freezing neon gas into a solid, spraying electrons from a light bulb's filament onto it, and trapping a single electron there. This system shows great promise as an ideal building block for quantum computers. ...

Light-infused particles go the distance in organic semiconductors

 Physics General News
 29 April 2022
Polaritons offer the best of two very different worlds. These hybrid particles combine light and molecules of organic material, making them ideal vessels for energy transfer in organic semiconductors. They are both compatible with modern electronics but also move speedily, thanks to their photonic...

Glimpse inside a graphene sandwich

 Physics General News
 27 April 2022
In the search for novel types of superconductors -- phases of matter that that conduct electric current without loss -- scientists are investigating materials that consist of multiple layers. A team has studied in detail the properties of a system of three twisted graphene layers and gained...