August 19, 2014
The magnetic field of intense visible light should have a major effect on the spectra of plasmas made from a wide range of elements.
August 18, 2014
More realistic versions of lattice QCD may lead to a better understanding of how quarks formed hadrons in the early Universe.
August 11, 2014
A new analytical technique, with unique advantages over existing molecular sensing methods, would allow the ultrasensitive and selective characterization of biomolecular interactions on a chip.
August 4, 2014
Two independent groups have shown that certain defects in superfluids can be identified as solitonic vortices.
July 28, 2014
Researchers have used interactions between highly excited atoms to make an optical transistor that can be activated by a single photon.
August 14, 2014
Spin currents could be used to carry away waste heat in nanoscale magnetic devices.
August 13, 2014
A universal mechanism for the formation of Borromean rings has been revealed in cold gases of fermions.
August 12, 2014
Precise control of coherent states of both light and matter is achieved by placing a Bose-Einstein condensate in a narrow-band optical cavity.
August 7, 2014
E. coli near a surface become easily trapped because liquid forces suppress their tumbling motion.
August 15, 2014
Theorists propose a “thermal” memory—one based on temperature, rather than voltage—that could switch from zero to one faster than other designs.
August 8, 2014
In a proposed scheme for a polymer coating, the surface could change its properties in less than a second.
Notes from the Editors
July 17, 2014
A pilot program jointly run by the APS hopes to use the collective bargaining power of many researchers to negotiate a better price for liquid helium.
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