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New method to control electron spin paves the way for efficient quantum computers

New method to control electron spin paves the way for efficient quantum computers

January 27, 2023

The method, developed by researchers including John Nichol, an associate professor of physics, overcomes the limitations of electron spin resonance.

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Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

January 6, 2023

The Flash Center—devoted to computer simulations to advance understanding of astrophysics, plasma science, high-energy-density physics, and fusion energy—has moved from the University of Chicago to Rochester.

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Newly discovered anatomy shields and monitors brain

Newly discovered anatomy shields and monitors brain

January 5, 2023

With their discovery, Rochester neuroscience researchers continue to transform our understanding of the fundamental mechanics of the human brain.

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Viscosity presents a sticky plasma problem for fusion, high-energy-density experiments

Viscosity presents a sticky plasma problem for fusion, high-energy-density experiments

January 4, 2023

University of Rochester scientists set out to explain how—and how much—in order to improve future experiments.

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How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

November 17, 2022

First-of-its-kind experimental evidence defies conventional theories about how plasmas emit or absorb radiation.

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Rochester students develop award-winning devices to ‘save syrup’

Rochester students develop award-winning devices to ‘save syrup’

November 16, 2022

A team of Rochester undergraduates was recognized in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition for developing solutions to problems in the maple syrup industry.

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Birds of a feather flock together?

Birds of a feather flock together?

November 15, 2022

Maria Castaño, a third-year PhD student in biology, studies populations of birds to understand the processes that lead to the creation of new species.

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A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

October 21, 2022

Rochester researchers see applications in LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), atomic physics, and augmented and virtual reality.

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Ancient ocean methane not an immediate climate change threat

Ancient ocean methane not an immediate climate change threat

October 18, 2022

New research shows reservoirs of ocean methane in mid-latitude regions will not be released to the atmosphere under warming conditions.

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Seed funding reflects how data science, AR/VR transform research at Rochester

Seed funding reflects how data science, AR/VR transform research at Rochester

October 17, 2022

The University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science supports collaborative projects across all disciplines.

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