Image Gallery pictures are associated with papers presented at the March Meeting 2012. Image credit format is on each image information page.
March Meeting Scientific Program
The March Meeting 2012 Bulletin of the American Physical Society, also called the Scientific Program, is a listing of all abstract presentation sessions given at the March Meeting.
Glassy Energy Landscapes
Glass artwork demonstrates a rugged energy landscape.
A soap bubble trapped in a colorful configuration.
Magnetic Christmas Tree
A snapshot of magnetic flux at super cold temperatures.
Nanowire Hay Bales
Scanning electron micrograph of iron-titanium nanowires.
Stream Network Branching
Simulations reveal how natural streams branch.
Devil’s Nano Postpile
Nanotubes mimic the Devil’s Postpile National Monument in eastern California.
New Phase of Matter in Superconductor
High temperature superconductor spills secrets: a new phase of matter.
Protecting Privacy with Quantum Computing
A schematic of a blind quantum computer that could protect user’s privacy.
A scanning electron microscope image of superconducting nanowires.
A magnified image of a silica gallery mode resonator.
Pressing liquids as flat as possible yields unique designs.
Reflective Color Displays
A close-up image of cholesteric LCDs that can be used in new flexible, color-changing displays.
Experimental evidence suggests that the human genome may bundle into these unknotted fractal globules.
Graphene undergoing a phase transition.
Hexagonal alanine molecules trap electron gas.
A chemical wave front resulting from molecular diffusion and a chemical reaction.
Nitrogen Tracers in Graphene
A nitrogen doping agent on a layer of graphene.
Swelling Elastic Surface
Crease formation in a highly deformable slab.
Quantum Wells for Spin Transistors
Quantum well states in the topological insulator Bi 2 Se 3 have a giant, tunable spin-splitting and may lead to room-temperature, nanoscale spintronics.
Order Through Chaos
A maximally dense packing of spheres with high entropy.
An artist’s impression of a photonic edge state.
A depiction of a rippled graphene surface with defects.
Hot Carriers in Graphene
Highly-energetic charge carriers generate voltage when light is absorbed in graphene.
A particle separation map of colored beads mixed in a tumbler.
Quantum Computer Architecture
A proposed Von Neumann architecture for a quantum computer.
More Efficient LEDs
Nitride alloys expand the applications of energy-saving LEDs.
Quantum Simulation Bonding
Snapshot of the organization of water molecules and the hydrogen bonds on titanium dioxide.