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What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?01.06.18Science Highlight

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?

The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is “eating at” the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers. Read More »

Filtering Water Better than Nature01.06.18Science Highlight

Filtering Water Better than Nature

Water passes through human-made straws faster than the “gold standard” protein, allowing us to filter seawater. Read More »

Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry01.06.18Science Highlight

Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry

An electric field switches the conductivity on and off in atomic-scale channels, which could allow for upgrades at will. Read More »

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material01.04.18Science Highlight

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material

A revolutionary material harbors magnetism and massless electrons that travel near the speed of light—for future ultrasensitive, high-efficiency electronics and sensors. Read More »

Machine Learning Provides a Bridge to the Texture of the Quantum World01.04.18Science Highlight

Machine Learning Provides a Bridge to the Texture of the Quantum World

Machine learning and neural networks are the foundation of artificial intelligence and image recognition, but now they offer a bridge to see and recognize exotic insulating phases in quantum materials. Read More »

Discovering Secrets of Superfluids12.31.17Science Highlight

Discovering Secrets of Superfluids

Observed atomic dynamics helps explain bizarre flow without friction that has been puzzling scientists for decades. Read More »

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material12.29.17Science Highlight

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material

Electrons are forced to the edge of the road on a thin sheet of tungsten ditelluride. Read More »

See What Lies Beneath12.12.17Science Highlight

See What Lies Beneath

Real-time imaging shows how hydrogen causes oxygen to leave a buried surface, transforming an oxide into a metal. Read More »

Electron Injection Transforms a Thin Film12.12.17Science Highlight

Electron Injection Transforms a Thin Film

Simply applying a small voltage dramatically changes the atomic structure, vital to creating materials for advanced computer memory. Read More »

Watching a Particle in a Dangerous Crowd12.12.17Science Highlight

Watching a Particle in a Dangerous Crowd

A new x-ray beam technique tracks atomic-level changes under real-world operating conditions. Read More »

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