Atoms

Scientists locate 23,000 single atoms for first time

Scientists locate 23,000 single atoms for first time

Makers of hard drives want to fabricate tiny, near-perfect crystals so that they can be easily magnetised and will hold a magnetic field for a long time.

Feb 12, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

New half-light half-matter quantum particles discovered

In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have discovered half-light, half-matter particles in atomically thin semiconductors made of a 2D layer of atoms.

Dec 30, 2014, 14:33 PM IST
Sound of atom captured for first time ever

Sound of atom captured for first time ever

Scientists have for the very first time captured the sound of an atom.

Sep 12, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Photon router sets stage for quantum computers

In an effort to overcome the difficulties in building quantum computers, scientists have developed a photonic router - a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons (particles of light).

Jul 15, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Where has all the antimatter gone?

Researchers have claimed that a new study has brought us a step closer to understanding where all the antimatter has gone.

Jun 04, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Scientists create `mini Big Bang`

LHC has succeeded in creating miniature version of Big Bang by smashing stripped-down lead atoms.

Nov 08, 2010, 15:57 PM IST

Now, laser to cool down molecules

Cooling molecules is much trickier than chilling individual atoms.

Sep 20, 2010, 15:20 PM IST

Now, laser to cool down molecules

Cooling molecules is much trickier than chilling individual atoms.

Sep 20, 2010, 15:20 PM IST