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Progress in physical chemistry may enhance light-based therapies – Physics World

Lower-energy green laser light travels through silicon nanocrystals, which up-convert it into higher-energy blue light (Courtesy: Ming Lee Tang research group/UC Riverside) Researchers in the...

Searching for new worlds – Physics World

Taken from the January 2020 issue of Physics World. Members of the Institute of Physics can enjoy the full issue via the Physics World...

Thin ice reveals its secrets – Physics World

An illustration of the 2D ice from atomic force microscopy images. Courtesy: Y Jiang It’s well known that water vapour in the air can transform...

Bad business models – Physics World

Taken from the January 2020 issue of Physics World. Members of the Institute of Physics can enjoy the full issue via the Physics World...

Lithium-6 enriched semiconductor is efficient detector of thermal neutrons – Physics World

Compact and efficient: prototype of a working, pocket-sized neutron detector made with semiconductor rich in lithium-6. (Courtesy: Northwestern University/Argonne National Laboratory) A semiconductor material containing...

Looking forward to a new decade of physics, listening to graphene-based headphones – Physics World

The 2020s could be the decade in which we get the first evidence of life on another planet. Closer to home, physicists will hopefully...

LIGO–Virgo claims another neutron-star merger – Physics World

Gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars were observed by the LIGO Livingston detector on 25 April 2019 – according to an...