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Space Hardware Contamination Control Protocols Get Update

Scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab want to know more about the potential harmful effects of organic contamination on space exploration hardware and how to prevent it. They will talk about their research at the 66th annual AVS International...
15-Oct-2019 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Using Plasma Jets to Deliver Cancer Medication

Modern advances in oncology have significantly improved cancer survival rates. However, personalized treatment methods are necessary, since tumors may behave differently for different patients. At the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition,...
17-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Symmetries in Physical Systems Help Optimize Quantum Computing

At the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition, Oct. 20-25, Daniel Gunlycke will present a study on using symmetry to reduce the effects of random quantum entanglement in quantum computing applications. When deliberate, quantum entanglement...
15-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Save the Date: AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition on Oct. 20-25

Scientists and companies will showcase their latest research, tools, equipment and services at the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition. The event will be held Oct. 20-25 in Columbus, Ohio. This will be a great opportunity for reporters...
19-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discharge Plasma -- Like Lightning -- Can Enhance Food Growth and Preservation

Electrical engineer Koichi Takaki has used nanosecond-long pulses of high-voltage electricity and discharge plasma -- like that found in lightning -- to promote the growth of fruits, vegetables and edible fungi and to preserve the freshness of a...
16-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Probing Electronic Properties to Engineer New Materials

The scientific community is gearing up for the ultimate challenge -- to race the speed of light. In this quest, they are tinkering with the electronic and magnetic properties of new materials to improve the performance and capabilities of logic,...
17-Oct-2018 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New PMLD Technique Improves Tools to Form Organic Multilayers

Researchers have developed a new class of molecular layer deposition chemistry that paves the way for a new photoactivated molecular layer deposition technique. They report that their new method will expand the tool kit for forming covalently bound...
16-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Avoiding and Leveraging Defects in Thin Films for Next-Generation Technologies

The next generation of phones, computers and wearable devices requires materials that can meet extraordinary demands. Engineers and physicists aim to meet these needs by developing new materials that can perform faster while using less energy....
17-Oct-2018 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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