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Scientists discover new behaviour in high temperature superconductors

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology (CUT), Sweden, have uncovered a surprising new behaviour regarding the ‘strange metal’ state of high temperature superconductors. What is...

CERN: Progress and prospects for the future of accelerator physics

Georgie Whitworth, Innovation News Network Editor, spoke to Joachim Mnich, Director for Research and Computing at CERN, to discuss the organisation’s achievements in 2021...

Light-matter interactions simulated on supercomputer

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba discover an improved way to model interactions between matter and light at the atomic scale using the worlds...

Quantum imaging that is pushing the boundaries of optics

Researchers from the Fraunhofer lighthouse project, QUILT, utilise quantum mechanically entangled light particles to develop quantum optical solutions for wavelength ranges. Quantum mechanically entangled light...

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The GlueX Experiment: Investigating the gluonic excitations of mesons

Professor Curtis A Meyer, from Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Physics, provides fascinating insights into the cutting-edge research conducted at the GlueX Experiment. Over the...

Revealing the formation site of planetary systems at a solar system scale

Takayuki Muto of Kogakuin University discusses how ALMA has delivered images of the formation site of planetary systems similar to our Solar System. Planets are...

Studying neutron star matter in the laboratory

Goethe University’s Professor Joachim Stroth explores neutron star matter and what happens when two of the densest macroscopic objects we know of merge. What happens...

Surveying new skies with the James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope will revolutionise our understanding of the atmospheres of planets found orbiting other stars. Since the first detection of a planet...

Attempting to achieve invisibility properties with superconducting materials

Researchers have produced a simulation that demonstrates a unique 2D superconducting material that could make light-bending devices cheaper and easier to produce. A new study...

Enhancing knowledge with innovative physics experiments

IN2P3 (CNRS)’s Arnaud Lucotte outlines the role of the Laboratory for Subatomic Physics & Cosmology in numerous physics experiments around the world.

Acceleration in the development of fusion energy

Scientists have developed an effective computational method to simulate the crazy-quilt movement of free electrons during experimental efforts to harness on Earth the fusion...

Deep mantle krypton reveals Earth’s outer solar system ancestry

Krypton from the Earth’s mantle, collected from geological hot spots in Iceland and the Galapagos Islands, reveals a clearer picture of how our planet...

Researchers challenge Einstein’s theory using extreme stars

An international research team have conducted a 16-year long experiment with the aim to challenge Einstein’s theory of general relativity. A research team from the...

A quantum approach to a singularity problem

Utilising a quantum approach when referring to where the laws of physics collapse could explain what happens at the centre of black holes and...

Novel research determines short duration of Higgs boson’s lifetime

New research reports a value for the Higgs boson’s lifetime and has a small enough uncertainty to confirm that the particle has a short lifetime.  Collaborative research has come to the...

The EIC: tremendous potential for particle accelerator technology

Physicist Dr Daria Sokhan discusses how the UK will be at the forefront of development for the EIC particle accelerator in the US. Physicists from...

New heavy fermion material mimics quantum entangled rare earth compounds

By combining two-dimensional materials, researchers create a macroscopic quantum entangled state, labelled heavy fermion materials, that emulates rare earth compounds. Physicists have designed a new...

Lawrence Livermore participates in NASA’s first planetary defence test

NASA’s first ever planetary defence test is launched, that deliberately collides a spacecraft into an asteroid called Dimorphos. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is taking...

Winners of the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics announced

Krzysztof Gawędzki and Antti Kupiainen share the 2022 Dannie Heineman Prize for mathematical physics. The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Physical Society...

Scientists have achieved a seemingly unattainable energy transition

A group of scientists from Basel and Bochum have successfully conducted an apparently unattainable energy transition in an artificial atom, using laser light. Making use...

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How positively and negatively charged ions behave at interfaces

Scientists examine the behaviour and trends of how positively and negatively charged ions interact within a solid and aqueous...

High speed propeller star is pronounced fastest spinning white dwarf

A team of astronomers at Warwick University have observed a record-breaking spin rate for a confirmed white dwarf star. Researchers...

Development of a novel resonator to aid nanoparticle detection

A researcher from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has developed a technique utilising optical resonators to advance the field...

Linking atomic nuclei size and blackhole thermodynamic principles

Researchers have discovered a fundamental connection between the size of atomic nuclei and blackhole thermodynamic principles. By utilising a novel method centred on an innovative...

New understandings into the structure of the neutron

An international research team with participation from Mainz and Darmstadt measures neutron form factors to examine the structure of the neutron with previously unattained...

Astro-PAHs from space missions to laboratory astrophysics

Dr Christine Joblin, from CNRS/Université Paul Sabatier- Toulouse 3, discusses the topic of astro-PAHs, illustrating the potential of laboratory astrophysics to analyse the observations...

ATLAS: pushing the boundaries of particle physics analysis

Dr Jinlong Zhang, ATLAS Group Leader at the Argonne National Laboratory, discusses Argonne’s involvement in physics analysis in the ATLAS experiment at CERN. At the...

Discussing the concept and design of Electron-Ion Collider detectors

Scientists outline the key components of the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) and what it will mean for physics research.

Evaluating battery data now available to AI processes

Batalyse GmbH introduces a modular software solution that permits companies a fast and automated way to evaluate and monitor their battery data with the...


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Understanding the fermion condensation theory

Understanding the fermion condensation theory

Clark Atlanta University’s Center for Theoretical Studies of Physical Systems conducts unique research into strongly correlated Fermi systems. The theory of fermion condensation offers an...

Particle Physics

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Searching for mysterious dark matter particles and the mass of neutrinos

Solving the common puzzles of cosmology, dark matter particles, and the mass of neutrinos using sensitive experiments requires continuous technological progress and, in particular,...

Particle detectors: the next generation of large particle physics experiments

AIDA-2020, a project co-funded by the European Commission, has made great progress in improving particle detectors’ performance. Particle detectors and accelerators are used in particle...

Understanding the origin of the universe with particle detector technologies

Dr Giovanni Lamanna, Director of Laboratoire d'Annecy de Physique des Particules, speak to The Innovation Platform about particle detector technologies and the significance of...

Astrophysics

From the birth, life and death of stars, planets and galaxies, astrophysics is the branch of space science that looks to apply the laws of physics to develop greater understanding of our universe.

Astrophysical challenges tackled at CEA: multiwavelength observations of the cosmos

Dr Anne Decourchelle of CEA Saclay outlines the intriguing science results from the CEA's astrophysics department based on multiwavelength observations. When it comes to the...

Water in space and the formation of new planets

Professor Edwin Bergin from the University of Michigan’s Department of Astronomy explains why a better understanding of water in space is crucial in understanding...

Searching for the sources of high energy cosmic rays

Professor Pierre Sokolsky of the Telescope Array Project speaks to The Innovation Platform about the significance of laboratory expansion in finding the source of...

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear physics takes a closer look at the protons and neutrons at the centre of an atom and what holds them together. It includes such processes as the break-up of the nucleus, radioactive decay, fission and fusion, the merging of nuclei.

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Using total absorption gamma-ray spectroscopy to study nuclear beta decay

Dr Muriel Fallot, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes (SUBATECH Laboratory) performs her work using the Total Absorption Gamma-ray Spectroscopy technique to study...

Technology in relativistic heavy ion collider physics research

Professor John W Harris, from Yale University’s Wright Laboratory, outlines the development of accelerator technologies and the evolution in relativistic heavy ion collider physics...

The latest results from heavy-ion experiments at RHIC and LHC

Professor Rene Bellwied from the University of Houston describes the latest results from heavy-ion experiments at RHIC and LHC and their relevance to our...

Neutrino Physics

One of the most abundantly present particles in our universe, Neutrinos are a subatomic particle that is very similar to an electron with the exception of no electrical charge and a very small mass.

Probing the Universe’s ‘ghost particle’

Yale University’s Professor Karsten Heeger and Temple University’s Professor Jim Napolitano outline the study of neutrino oscillations with Daya Bay and PROSPECT: a collaboration...

ArgonCube – Lego for the world of cryogenic neutrino detectors

Physicists from the University of Bern have developed a novel approach to large neutrino detectors based on liquid argon. In the zoo of elementary particles,...

Neutrinos, antineutrinos and fundamental interactions

Professor Roberto Petti from the University of South Carolina discusses current and future neutrino experiments (including a dedicated LBNF beamline at Fermilab) designed to...