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NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

... researchers based their work on a quantitative theory explaining the pattern of light that objects ... object that is scattering it. "We use that theory to analyze the hologram of each object in the ... Center for Soft Matter Research. "Fitting the theory to the hologram of a sphere reveals the ...

Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

... said Jeff Neaton, Facility Director of the theory of Nanostructured Materials Facility in the ... was ripe for a quantitative comparison between theory and an experiment with well-defined contacts." ... year, Quek and Neaton meticulously constructed a theory that could describe the conductance of junctions ...

Oregon theory may help design tomorrow's sustainable polymer

... thanks to the apparently tight merger of a theory by a University of Oregon chemist and years of ... the same way as those in plastics. Traditional theory behind the processing of plastic materials since ... understood products and unexplained data. The new theory of cooperative motion in liquids of polymers ...

University of Pennsylvania scientists move optical computing closer to reality

... altering the particle shape. Application of this theory would use nanosized metal chains as building ... size is important. Markel and Govyadinov's theory may prove useful in overcoming sizing obstacles ... interesting conundrum arises from the work. The theory of relativity prohibits anything from moving ...

Penn scientists demonstrate potential of graphene films as next-generation transistors

... with the predictions of a nonlinear Thomas-Fermi theory of the interlayer screening by relativistic low ... potential measurements were in agreement with a theory developed by Penn professor and physicist Eugene Mele. The theory makes an important approximation, by treating ...

Tree branching key to efficient flow in nature and novel materials

... France, Bejan found that the laws of constructal theory ( http://www.constructal.org/ ), which he first ... these novel "smart" materials. The constructal theory is based on the principle that flow systems ... the least amount of useful energy is lost. The theory applies to virtually everything that moves, Bejan ...

Humour is Fundamental to our Success as a Species

... First Universal theory of Humour Answers how and why we Find Things ... -- Published today The Pattern Recognition theory of Humour, by Alastair Clarke, answers the ... a global theory of humour is impossible. This theory changes thousands of years of incorrect analyses ...

New unifying theory of lasers advanced by physicists

... Electronics at ETH Zurich have formulated a theory that, allows scientists to better understand and ... laser from simple inputs. The state of laser theory after forty years was an embarrassment; it was ... that problem. A Perspective review of the theory in the same issue of Science noted, By developing ...

New statistical technique improves precision of nanotechnology data

... small errors are amplified. This new technique applies statistical theory to identify and analyze the data received from nanomechanics so we can be ... phenomena, or whether our errors are so large that we cannot see that the theory still works." Wang plans to use the SPAR technique on future work, and ...

MSNBC Publishes Free Online Abridgment of 'Biocentrism'

... an exclusive online abridgment of the book based on Lanza's essay A New theory of the Universe which appeared in The American Scholar, a leading ... on a whole different plane with 'Biocentrism,' a book that lays out his theory of everything." ...

Controversial Study to Test Link Between Insomnia and Sleep Apnea

... sleeping pills or talk therapy. Pitted against the CW is the provocative theory that a large percentage of Chronic Insomniacs suffer from Obstructive ... sleeplessness. Several leading sleep researchers have espoused this theory for the last decade; and Philips Respironics, a world leader in the ...

Video: 8-Minute Film Documentary Explores Why Humans Age

... The film presents the " overmineralization " theory of aging -- that humans begin to age biologically only after full ... of aging (hormonal, free radical, wear and tear), the overmineralization theory is the only explanation for why humans age at three different speeds: ...

New research field promises radical advances in optical technologies

... which applies mathematical principles similar to those in Einstein's theory of general relativity, will be described in an article to be published ... for transformation optics are similar to the mathematics behind Einstein's theory of general relativity, which describes how gravity warps space and time, ...

'Nanonet' circuits closer to making flexible electronics reality

... tubes is cut but the carbon nanotubes complete their circuit. "The theory and simulation work done at Purdue shows there is always a way to break ... together. The Network for Computational Nanotechnology uses advanced theory and simulations to explore new ideas for digital switching devices such as ...

New insight to demineralization

... and suggest a means for controlling the speed of removal. Yet, traditional theory would say that the durability of amorphous solids, such as silica glasses, ... from the viewpoint of traditional thinking because classical nucleation theory is rooted in the concept that dissolution and growth occur by overcoming a ...

The future of computing -- carbon nanotubes and superconductors to replace the silicon chip

... by exploiting the counterintuitive principles of quantum mechanics, the theory generally used to understand how objects behave at the scale of atoms and subatomic particles. Objects governed by quantum theory can be in several different states at once, like a light switch being ...

News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting

... - some other "ground state." "Our new results indicate that the first theory is clearly incorrect, these are not normal metals that simply become ... Newton will describe how combining electronic quantum mechanical theory with computational techniques has led to a unified, compact way to ...

American Scientists Named as Laureates of the 2008 (24th) Japan Prize

... for the Internet" in the prize category of "Information Communication theory and Technology", and Dr. Victor A. McKusick who received his award ... of the 2008 (24th) Japan Prize Field I: Information Communication theory and Technology Dr. Vinton Gray Cerf (U.S.A.) Vice President and Chief ...

Scientists discover new method of observing interactions in nanoscale systems

... signaled by the appearance of the Fano effect, for the first time. A theory for the new nonlinear method was developed by Govorov. Our theory suggests that the nonlinear Fano effect and the method associated with it ...

Video shows buckyballs form by 'shrink wrapping'

... scientists. Buckyballs form at high temperatures, and one long-standing theory of their genesis is the "hot giant" hypothesis, which suggests that the ... and vanish," Huang said. "This confirms an aspect of 'shrink wrapping' theory that was predicted by Rice's Rick Smalley and Bob Curl made shortly after ...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... from being based at PNNL. "An important part about this work is that we have these kinds of DOE teams where we can start with experiments and go to theory and back again. We get a lot more information this way than doing either one alone." ...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... about 250 nanometers. The limit is sometimes called the diffraction limit, a property associated with any wave, such as a beam of light. Current theory says you can't make a laser smaller than this diffraction limit or smaller than 250 nanometers for a semiconductor laser for communications devices. ...

Video shows nanotube spins as it grows

... motion that accompanies nanotube growth. It brings to mind Galileo's famous quote, 'And yet, it does turn.'" In February, Yakobson offered a new theory suggesting that nanotubes grow like tiny, woven tapestries, with new atoms attaching to twisting atomic threads. The new video appears to support the ...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

... professor Ken White recently reported that the electrical activity caused by flexoelectricity also affects a material's resiliency. They tested their theory that the elasticity of a material would be quite altered by flexoelectricity-caused electrical activity by poking the material with a sophisticated ...

Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys

... SECOQC Key Distribution Network in Vienna', published as part of IOP Publishing's New Journal of Physics ' Focus Issue on 'Quantum Cryptography: theory and Practice', illustrates the operation of the network and gives an initial estimate for transmission capacity (the maximum amount of keys that can ...

Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiricahua Mountains

... As to why L. leeae hasn't been found before, Walsh theorized that his specimen simply emerged late from hibernation when it was caught. Another theory is that it could be a stray from another mountain range in the region. He said there are a number of species that fly early in the summer and are ...

MIT, BU engineer cellular circuits that count events

... protein, is inserted into the cascade and is produced after a certain number of inputs or by sequencing the cell's DNA. This circuit could in theory go up to 100 steps (the number of different invertases that have been identified). Because it tracks a specific sequence of stimuli, such a counter ...

Europium discovery

... they only contain one kind of atom," Schilling said. "By applying pressure, however, we can bring the elemental solids into new regimes, where theory has difficulty understanding things. "When we understand the element's behavior in these new regimes, we might be able to duplicate it by ...

Bridging the gap in nanoantennas

... A simple circuit model showed remarkable agreement with the results of the numerical calculations of the optical resonances. "By extending circuit theory to visible and infrared frequencies, the design of novel photonic devices and detectors will become more efficient. This bridges the gap between ...

University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference

... on "Six Sigma: Product Development and Product Management at GE Water & Process Technologies". This presentation will highlight the theory and application of Six Sigma in the areas of product development and product management. Real life examples will underscore the advantages of a ...

Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., PhD. to Join N30 Pharma Board and Chair Scientific Advisory Board

... that Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., PhD., has joined the Board of Directors of the Company. Dr. Loscalzo currently serves as Hersey Professor of the theory and Practice of Medicine at Harvard , Physician-in-Chief at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Editor-in-Chief of Circulation, and has recently joined ...

Nyenrode Honorary Doctorate for Professor Michael E. Porter

... Harvard Business School , has done groundbreaking work in the field of competitive strategy. His The Competitive Advantage of Nations, presents a theory of how nations and regions compete and their sources of economic prosperity. The ideas of professor Porter form the basis for courses on ...

Sophisticated nano-structures assembled with magnets

... these structures. "While we have shown that we can get small magnetic particles to form complex and beautiful structures, we believe that based on theory and the results of preliminary experiments, we should be able manipulate even smaller particles by using other magnetic particles and ferrofluids," ...

Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers

... such as St. Paul's Cathedral in London, where the phenomenon was first made famous, or Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol building. The prevailing theory behind why whispering galleries work (first proposed in 1871 by British astronomer George Airy to explain St. Paul's cathedral) is that sound ...

New Video Streaming Site Created by Ambrose Video Publishing

... in programming". Dr. Jacob Bronowski's unorthodox, non-scripted delivery takes us through a massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. Other titles include America's National Monuments, History's Turning Points, History of the U.S. Constitution, A History of ...

Researchers control the assembly of nanobristles into helical clusters

... into itcaused the individual strands to deform and to adhere to one another like braided hair, forming nanobristles. "Our development of a simple theory allowed us to further characterize the combination of geometry and material properties that favor the adhesive, coiled self-organization of bundles ...

GEN Joins Charles Darwin 2009 Celebration

... the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin (February 12, 1809) and the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species, which laid out the theory of evolution by means of natural selection in exquisite detail. Universities, academic centers, and other scientific organizations all over the globe ...

Epitomics Appoints Dr. Zhiqiang An as Chief Scientific Officer

... review papers, and books, including 2006's " Handbook of Industrial Mycology " and a comprehensive treatise entitled " Therapeutic Antibodies - from theory to Practice, " which will be published in early 2009. He received a B.S. in Biology from Shanxi Agricultural University, an M.S. in Biology from ...

2010 Japan Prize to Honor Scientists and Researchers in Industrial Production/Production Technology and Biological Production/Environment Fields

... fields and will announce the names of the laureates in Tokyo in mid January 2009. The 2008 Japan Prize in information communication theory and technology was jointly awarded to Vinton G. Cerf, Ph.D., and Robert E. Kahn, Ph.D., for their creation of network architecture and communication ...

Scopus to Expand Arts & Humanities Coverage

... of these added titles and researchers will have enhanced access to international A&H content. Journal subjects include literature and literary theory (30% of new titles), general arts and humanities (22%), history (17%), visual/performing arts (16%), among others. "Nearly doubling the Arts ...
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