Magnetism
Tracking the atomic pathways by in-situ liquid cell TEM  PHYS.ORG · 42 minutes
Recently, platinum-containing core-shell structures with tunable magnetic and catalytic properties have attracted intensive attentions and offered a wide range of applications. To date, their synthetic routes are mostly based on... more
Simultaneous simulation of gravitation and magnetism of a protoplanetary disk  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
From a massive disk of gas and dust rotating around the sun, the earth and the other seven planets of our solar system once developed alongside their moons.... more
Personalized biohybrid microswimmers for therapeutic cargo delivery  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental sensing tendencies of bacteria mean they can navigate toward... more
Magnetic monopoles detected in Kagome spin ice systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Magnetic monopoles are actually impossible. At low temperatures, however, certain crystals can contain so-called quasi-particles that behave like magnetic monopoles. Now an international cooperation has proven that such monopoles also occur in... more
TMS shows promise as treatment for adults with both depression and autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
In a pilot study in adults with autism and depression, transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, was effective in reducing depressive symptoms and had some... more
Condensed matter: Bethe strings experimentally observed  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
90 years ago, the physicist Hans Bethe postulated that unusual patterns, so-called Bethe strings, appear in certain magnetic solids. Now an international team has succeeded in experimentally detecting such Bethe strings for the first time. They... more
Personalized microrobots swim through biological barriers, deliver drugs to cells  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental sensing tendencies of... more
Personalized microrobots swim through biological barriers, deliver drugs to cells  nanowerk · 24 hours
Biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental sensing tendencies of bacteria... more
Researchers investigate the structure of phosphate ionic conducting glasses using solid-state NMR  PHYS.ORG · 24 hours
Glassy fast ionic conductors can be used as solid electrolytes, cathode materials, conducting fibers and electrochromic glasses due to their high ionic conductivity and... more
Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star's collapsing magnetic fields?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These extremely bright gamma-ray bursts... more
Treatment relieves depression in 90% of participants in small study  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants in a small study. more
Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star's collapsing magnetic fields?  nanowerk · 1 day
Groundbreaking research suggests the brightest source of energy in the universe is powered by the collapse of a dying star's magnetic field. more
Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star's collapsing magnetic fields?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
In its final moments of life, a distant massive star releases an intense burst of high-energy gamma radiation - a Gamma Ray Burst (GRB) - the brightest sources... more
Bethe strings experimentally observed  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Ninety years ago, the physicist Hans Bethe postulated that unusual patterns, so-called Bethe strings, appear in certain magnetic solids. Now, an international team has succeeded in experimentally detecting such Bethe strings for the first time. They used neutron scattering experiments... more
New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants in a small study conducted by researchers at the... more
Autoimmunity-associated heart dilation tied to heart-failure risk in type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
In people with type 1 diabetes without known cardiovascular disease, the presence of autoantibodies against heart muscle proteins was associated with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging... more
Researchers provide new clue to solar coronal heating problem  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Coronal heating is a topic dedicated to explaining how the corona may be heated up to a temperature of millions of degrees, far above that of the photosphere. To transport... more
Magnetoacoustic waves: Towards a new paradigm of on-chip communication  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers have observed directly and for the first time magnetoacoustic waves (sound-driven spin waves), which are considered as potential information carriers for novel computation schemes. These waves have been generated... more
A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high interest for the quantum many-body physics they exhibit and for possible applications in electronic components. ETH physicists have now established the microscopic... more
A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology  nanowerk · 5 days
Combined optical and torque measurements establish the microscopic mechanism linking magnetism and electronic-band topology in a Dirac material. more
A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that can unfold in them and for possible applications in electronic components. For one such... more
A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp  nanowerk · 5 days
Turning a brittle oxide into a flexible membrane and stretching it on a tiny apparatus flipped it from a conducting to an insulating state and changed... more
Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
An ongoing study by the Medical College of Georgia on the role of magnetic stimulation of the rectal nerves to achieve better bowel control in patients with fecal... more
A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Turning a brittle oxide into a flexible membrane and stretching it on a tiny apparatus flipped it from a conducting to an insulating state and changed... more
MRI sensor reveals how dopamine drives brain activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor, MIT neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine released deep within the brain influences both nearby and distant brain regions. more
How dopamine drives brain activity  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor that can track dopamine levels, neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine released deep within the brain influences distant brain regions. more
Study determines burst properties of the most recurring transient magnetar  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Using NASA's Fermi and Swift spacecraft, astronomers have investigated SGR J1935+2154, the most recurring transient magnetar known to date. The new research sheds more light on the burst... more
Superfuids may merge via corkscrew mechanism  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have made a discovery in fluid dynamics that is truly worth uncorking a bottle of fine wine. more
Studying the mechanism for avian magnetic orientation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Ornithologists and physicists from St Petersburg University have conducted an interdisciplinary study together with colleagues from Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Biological Station Rybachy... more
Four-wave mixing of topological edge plasmons in graphene metasurfaces  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
We study topologically protected four-wave mixing (FWM) interactions in a plasmonic metasurface consisting of a periodic array of nanoholes in a graphene sheet, which exhibits a wide topological bandgap at... more
Twist again: Dynamically and reversibly controllable chirality in liquid crystalline elastomer microposts  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Photoresponsive liquid crystalline elastomers (LCEs) constitute ideal actuators for soft robots because their light-induced macroscopic shape changes can be harnessed to perform specific articulated... more
Reconfigurable structure and tunable transport in synchronized active spinner materials  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Actuated colloids are excellent model systems to investigate emerging out-of-equilibrium structures, complex collective dynamics and design rules for next-generation materials. In a new report, Koohe Han and a... more
Space Physicists Find Plasmoid in Magnetosphere of Uranus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Uranus possesses an intrinsic magnetic field that encircles the ice giant and influences the local space environment. The solar wind... more
Skyrmions seen in a kagome lattice  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Magnetic vortices have been made and seen in a crystal with a special structure. more
New technique uses AI to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections... more
Ultrahigh-field 67Zn NMR reveals short-range disorder in zeolitic imidazolate framework glasses  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The structure of melt-quenched zeolitic imidazole framework (ZIF) glasses can provide insights into their glass-formation mechanism. We directly detected short-range disorder in ZIF glasses using ultrahigh-field... more
Flux-induced topological superconductivity in full-shell nanowires  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Hybrid semiconductor-superconductor nanowires have emerged as a promising platform for realizing topological superconductivity (TSC). Here, we present a route to TSC using magnetic flux applied to a full superconducting shell surrounding a semiconducting nanowire core. Tunneling... more
A genetic toolkit to produce multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Magnetic bacteria might soon be used for the production of novel biomaterials. A team of microbiologists at the University of Bayreuth led by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schüler developed a modular system for... more
Zero-energy bound states in the high-temperature superconductors at the two-dimensional limit  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Majorana zero modes (MZMs) that obey the non-Abelian statistics have been intensively investigated for potential applications in topological quantum computing. The prevailing signals in tunneling experiments... more
A demonstrator magnet produces a record magnet field  CERN · 2 weeks
A demonstrator magnet produces a record magnet field Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:06 One of the keys to pushing the energy limits of accelerators is being able to reach higher... more
A new idea for rapid generation of strong magnetic fields using laser pulses  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A combined team of researchers from the University of Ottawa and National Research Council Canada has developed a new way to generate... more
A genetic nano-toolkit for the generation of new biomaterials  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Magnetic bacteria might soon be used for the production of novel biomaterials. A team of microbiologists at the University of Bayreuth led by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schüler developed a modular... more
Researchers examine efficiency of non-invasive brain stimulation for memory improvement  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A group of scientists from the Research Center of Neurology and Skoltech showed that human working memory can be tweaked using non-invasive magnetic stimulation of the brain. Also,... more
A genetic nano-toolkit for the generation of new bacterial magnetic nanoparticles  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a modular system for the genetic reprogramming of bacteria, thereby turning the organisms into cell factories for multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles that combine various... more
Newly-Developed Device Detects Dangerous Bacteria in Bodily Fluids  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of researchers has developed a micro- and nano-fluidic device stacked with magnetic beads that can rapidly isolate,... more
Evidence for broken time-reversal symmetry in a topological superconductor  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Chiral superconductors are unconventional superconducting materials with distinctive topological properties, in which time-reversal symmetry is broken. Two of the first materials to be identified as chiral superconductors are UPt3 and... more
Reconfigurable structure and tunable transport in synchronized active spinner materials  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Ensembles of actuated colloids are excellent model systems to explore emergent out-of-equilibrium structures, complex collective dynamics, and design rules for the next generation materials. Here, we demonstrate that... more
The power of attraction: Magnets in particle accelerators  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In 1820, Hans Christian Oersted gave a demonstration on electricity to a class of advanced students at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Using an early battery prototype, he looked to see... more
Students integrate cubesat before coronavirus shuts school  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Boston University student and professors spent a decade developing what they affectionately call the Toaster. It’s a six-unit cubesat to detect changes... more
The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The cerebral cortex underlies our complex cognitive capabilities, yet little is known about the specific genetic loci that influence human cortical structure. To identify genetic variants that affect cortical structure, we conducted... more
Three national laboratories achieve record magnetic field for accelerator focusing magnet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In a multiyear effort involving three national laboratories from across the United States, researchers have successfully built and tested a powerful new magnet based on an... more
Magnetic measurements reveal 'Kagome-Spin-Ice' state  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists found a new flavor of magnetic monopoles in a material which is even electrically conducting. This is the first realization of a state called kagome spin ice. more
Growing stem cells for deep space exploration  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Earth's magnetosphere protects us from the most harmful cosmic rays that bombard our planet but beyond this natural shield, astronauts are subjected to radiation that is a hundred times more than at sea level. more
Study unveils gapless ground state in an archetypal quantum kagome  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
At low enough temperatures, magnetic systems typically become solid crystals. A renowned phenomenon through which this happens is ferromagnetism, occurring when all elementary moments or spins interact at... more
Fast reconnection in turbulent media  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Solar flares, similar to many other astrophysical energetic processes, are related to magnetic reconnection. During these events magnetic energy is transferred from other forms of energy, mostly heat and energetic particles. Traditionally, the goal of various models of... more
Observations unveil the nature of chemically peculiar star HD 63401  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using NASA's TESS spacecraft and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT), astronomers from Canada and Ukraine have conducted observations of the magnetic chemically peculiar star HD 63401. Results of the... more
Qubits that operate at room temperature  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists from NUST MISIS (Russia) together with colleagues from Sweden, Hungary and U.S., found a way to manufacture stable qubits that operate at room temperature, in contrast to the majority of existing analogues. This opens up... more
Image: Tests complete for Orion  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The first Orion spacecraft that will fly around the moon as part of Artemis to return humans to the lunar surface has finished its space-environment tests at NASA's Plum Brook Station in Ohio, U.S.. The vehicle—that can transport... more
A new theory of magnetar formation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Magnetars are neutron stars endowed with the strongest magnetic fields observed in the universe, but their origin remains controversial. In a study published in Science Advances, a team of scientists from CEA, Saclay, the Max Planck... more
ORNL neutrons add advanced polarization capability for measuring magnetic materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Understanding magnetism at its most fundamental level is vital to developing more powerful electronics, but materials with more complex magnetic structures require more complex tools for studying them—powerful... more
Earth's mantle, not its core, may have generated planet's early magnetic field  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A trio of studies are the latest developments in a paradigm shift that could change how Earth history is understood. They support an assertion... more
Magnetar formation through a convective dynamo in protoneutron stars  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The release of spin-down energy by a magnetar is a promising scenario to power several classes of extreme explosive transients. However, it lacks a firm basis because magnetar formation still... more
Realization of the kagome spin ice state in a frustrated intermetallic compound  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Spin ices are exotic phases of matter characterized by frustrated spins obeying local "ice rules," in analogy with the electric dipoles in water ice.... more
Type-II Ising pairing in few-layer stanene  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Spin-orbit coupling has proven indispensable in realizing topological materials and more recently Ising pairing in two-dimensional superconductors. This pairing mechanism relies on inversion symmetry breaking and sustains anomalously large in-plane polarizing magnetic fields whose upper limit... more
Earth's mantle, not its core, may have generated planet's early magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research lends credence to an unorthodox retelling of the story of early Earth that was first proposed by a geophysicist at the Scripps... more
An all-electric magnetic logic gate  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of researchers from ETH Zurich and the Paul Scherrer Institute has developed a way to build an all-electric magnetic logic gate. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their device and how... more
Physicists use extreme infrared laser pulses to reveal frozen electron waves in magnetite  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Magnetite is the oldest magnetic material known to humans, yet researchers are still mystified by certain aspects of its properties. more
Video » Join a Study - Depression, TMS, Psychotherapy and Brain Function  NIMH · 4 weeks
This video describes a National Institute of Mental Health study of talk therapy and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression symptoms.... more
Permanent magnets stronger than those on refrigerator could be a solution for delivering fusion energy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Permanent magnets akin to those used on refrigerators could speed the development of fusion energy—the same energy produced... more
Dancing electrons solve a longstanding puzzle in the oldest magnetic material  MIT · 4 weeks
Physicists use extreme infrared laser pulses to reveal frozen electron waves in magnetite. more
For the first time, scientists observe the elusive Kondo screening cloud  nanowerk · 4 weeks
An international research group has ended a fifty-year quest by directly observing a quantum phenomenon known as a Kondo screening cloud. This phenomenon, which is important... more
Glass transition of spins and orbitals of electrons in a pure crystal  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have used computers simulations to show that lattice distortions in magnetic pyrochlore oxide crystals can control the glass transition of its electrons. This... more
Physicists keep improving 'smart' composites for biomedical sensors  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Physicists have successfully tested the new magnetic micro wire-based concept of 'smart' composites production. more
Physicists keep improving 'smart' composites for biomedical sensors  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
IKBFU Physicists have successfully tested the new magnetic micro wire-based concept of "smart" composites production. The new composites are related to the multiferroic-class materials which have mutually controlled magnetic and electric properties.... more
Magnetic teeth revealed using quantum imaging  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Biology provides us with a constant source of inspiration for designing and exploring new functional materials. more
New acoustic smart material inspired by shark skin  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers created a new sharkskin-inspired smart material that allows shifts in acoustic transmission on demand using magnets. As a result the new material can achieve multiple properties in one structure by switching... more
Introducing the light-operated hard drives of tomorrow  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
What do you get when you place a thin film of perovkite material used in solar cells on top of a magnetic substrate? More efficient hard drive technology. EPFL physicist László Forró and his... more
Quantifying exchange interactions on the atomic scale  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have reported on ultra-high magnetic resolution of a magnetic spiral structure and quantification of exchange interactions at the atomic scale. more
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