A Sound Idea: A Step Towards Quantum Computing Using Vibrations in Silicon

image by Wacomka/Shutterstock A group at the University of Tsukuba studied an unique procedure for developing meaningful lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses. Using theoretical computations... Read more »

Ultra-Strong Material Is Produced from a Nineteenth-Century Idea

. . . . In 1880, German mathematician Karl Hermann Amandus Schwarz (1843-1921) envisaged a kind of structure with complicated geometry where the surface areas are very little and... Read more »