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Electron spins controlled using sound waves

Electron spins controlled using sound waves

March 6, 2015

Cornell applied physicists have demonstrated an unprecedented method of control over electron spins using extremely high-frequency sound waves. read more

Precision gas sensor could fit on a chip

Precision gas sensor could fit on a chip

February 26, 2015

Cornell engineers have miniaturized a light source in the elusive mid-infrared spectrum, effectively squeezing the capabilities of a large, tabletop laser onto a 1-millimeter silicon chip. read more

New 'knobs' can dial in control of materials

New 'knobs' can dial in control of materials

February 24, 2015

A new study by Cornell scientists offers insight on how different "knobs" can change material properties in previously unexplored or misunderstood ways. read more

NSF grant to fund ‘revolutionary’ electron microscope

NSF grant to fund ‘revolutionary’ electron microscope

February 9, 2015

The NSF has awarded Cornell $2.7 million to acquire a cryogenic, aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope. The microscope could revolutionize research in biology, physics and... read more