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Tropical attractors

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01686-w

Tropical attractors

Rise of the machine-made molecule

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01663-3

Rise of the machine-made molecule

A lucky man and his boson

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01668-y

A lucky man and his boson

The metrology behind trade

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01670-4

The impact of legal metrology often remains unnoticed in our everyday lives. Pavel Klenovsky, Marc Wouters and Wilfried de Waal instruct us in trade and legal regulations.

When two sisters collide

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01667-z

When two sisters collide

The expanding role of National Metrology Institutes in the quantum era

Nature Physics - Τρί, 12/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 12 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01659-z

Emerging quantum technologies pose new measurement challenges, but also offer previously unknown measurement solutions. National metrology institutes are playing a leading role in this fast evolving world.

Publisher Correction: Superconducting quantum interference at the atomic scale

Nature Physics - Δευ, 11/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 11 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01708-7

Publisher Correction: Superconducting quantum interference at the atomic scale

Good vibrations

Nature Physics - Δευ, 11/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 11 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01646-4

Originally suggested for the detection of gravitational waves, resonantly vibrating metal beams have been used in a recent laboratory experiment to measure Newton’s constant of gravitation and to verify Newton’s gravitational law.

Dynamic measurement of gravitational coupling between resonating beams in the hertz regime

Nature Physics - Δευ, 11/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 11 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01642-8

Measurements of the gravitational interaction between two parallel beams vibrating in bending motion enable the quantitative investigation of dynamic gravitation in the hertz regime and allow the determination of the gravitational constant.

I knew we had it

Nature Physics - Δευ, 04/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01673-1

As we celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson, CERN’s Director-General at that time reminisces about the years leading up to this milestone.

Higgs Higgs hooray

Nature Physics - Δευ, 04/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01679-9

We celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson — a whopping 48 years after its prediction.

Self-regulation of phenotypic noise synchronizes emergent organization and active transport in confluent microbial environments

Nature Physics - Δευ, 04/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01641-9

The first step of biofilm formation is a transition from a single layer of bacteria to multiple layers. Now, there is evidence that this transition is determined by the phenotypic noise associated with cell geometry and growth rate.

Superconducting quantum interference at the atomic scale

Nature Physics - Δευ, 04/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01644-6

Continuously changing the coupling between a magnetic impurity and a superconductor allows the observation of the reversal of supercurrent flow at the atomic scale.

Thermally induced magnetic order from glassiness in elemental neodymium

Nature Physics - Δευ, 04/07/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01633-9

Thermal fluctuations associated with higher temperatures normally destroy long-range order, but in some circumstances they can stabilize new ordered phases. This ‘order by disorder’ phenomenon has now been observed in the magnetic phases of neodymium.

Chern mosaic and Berry-curvature magnetism in magic-angle graphene

Nature Physics - Πέμ, 30/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 30 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01635-7

Topological states characterized by Chern numbers are usually considered to be the global properties of a material. Now a spatial patchwork of different Chern insulator states is imaged in twisted bilayer graphene.

Enhanced performance in fusion plasmas through turbulence suppression by megaelectronvolt ions

Nature Physics - Πέμ, 30/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 30 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01626-8

Experiments at the Joint European Torus tokamak show improved thermal ion confinement in the presence of highly energetic ions and Alfvénic instabilities in the plasma.

Author Correction: Highly efficient double ionization of mixed alkali dimers by intermolecular Coulombic decay

Nature Physics - Δευ, 27/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 27 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01680-2

Author Correction: Highly efficient double ionization of mixed alkali dimers by intermolecular Coulombic decay

Harmonic generation in confinement

Nature Physics - Πέμ, 23/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 23 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01650-8

Quantum confinement effects offer a more comprehensive understanding of the fundamental processes that drive extreme optical nonlinearities in nano-engineered solids, opening a route to unlocking the potential of high-order harmonic generation.

Size-controlled quantum dots reveal the impact of intraband transitions on high-order harmonic generation in solids

Nature Physics - Πέμ, 23/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 23 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01639-3

Both inter- and intraband transitions contribute to high-harmonic generation in solids, but their exact roles are not fully understood. Experiments with quantum dots show that enhanced intraband transitions lead to increased carrier injection and thus enhanced harmonic generation.

Multimode photon blockade

Nature Physics - Πέμ, 23/06/2022 - 00:00

Nature Physics, Published online: 23 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41567-022-01630-y

A method to engineer higher-order interactions between photons provides a route to create non-classical and entangled states across multiple modes.

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