APS in the News

Diamond Quantum Computer
August 11, 2014
Proposed computing architecture might lead to a scalable quantum computer based on the spins of nitrogen atoms embedded in diamond.
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Gray arrow Abstract: Physical Review X

Zipf's Law in a Fly's Eye
August 8, 2014
Zipf's ranking law explains signals in the optical neurons of a blowfly.
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Gray arrow Abstract: Physical Review Letters

FEL History
August 6, 2014
John Madey, 2012 APS Wilson Prize recipient, reflects on a lifetime of science and free electron laser development.
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Gray arrow Abstract: Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams
Gray arrow Prize: 2012 APS Wilson Prize

Cosmic Conundrums and Neutrinos
August 4, 2014
It's unlikely that massive neutrinos will reconcile conflicting cosmic measurements.
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Honors Spotlight

2014 APS Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction Recipient

Spalding Gabriel C. Spalding
Illinois Wesleyan University

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