January 30, 2015
A new experimental technique probes the dissociation of a single molecule in water and reveals more complexities than expected.
January 26, 2015
A new scheme for cooling a mechanical oscillator in a cavity may allow the observation of quantum effects on macroscopic objects and the realization of ultrasensitive gravitational-wave detectors.
January 20, 2015
An atom’s walk in an optical lattice is used to test a key principle of quantum physics.
January 12, 2015
In transition-metal oxides, the ability to control which atomic orbitals are occupied by electrons could be used to develop materials with new functionalities.
January 5, 2015
Imaginary magnetic fields predicted by the fundamental theory of phase transitions can be realized experimentally.
January 29, 2015
A piezoelectric flag coupled to an inductive electrical circuit can be an efficient energy-harvesting device.
January 28, 2015
A better measure of an iron isotope’s half-life may lead to new ways of dating astrophysical events that unfold over millions of years.
January 27, 2015
A two-step scheme for inertial confinement fusion generates gigabar shock pressures in a fuel target.
January 26, 2015
Protrusions on the surfaces of developing aquatic embryos may ensure that waste and toxins are effectively transported away from the organism.
January 23, 2015
Researchers generated an electron beam with very high orbital angular momentum—potentially good for atomic-scale images of the magnetism in materials.
January 16, 2015
A simple model of heart tissue that represents the architecture of cell-cell communication more realistically than previous models spontaneously develops faulty electrical waves that mimic a dangerous heart condition.
Notes from the Editors
December 22, 2014
A look back on our favorite stories from 2014.
Physics revisits six specific advances in the science and technology of light that were reported in the APS journals.
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