A Cambridge-led project aiming to develop a new architecture for future computing based on superconducting spintronics - technology designed to increase the energy-efficiency of high-performance computers and data storage - has been announced.
News from the Cavendish Laboratory.
The £26 million Maxwell Centre will focus on “blue skies” research in areas such as efficient energy generation, storage and use, including work on photovoltaics, energy storage, refrigeration, lighting and ICT.
Researchers have observed the ‘fingerprint’ of a mysterious new quantum state of matter in a two-dimensional material, in which electrons break apart.
Perovskite materials can recycle light particles – a finding which could lead to a new generation of affordable, high-performance solar cells.
New window on the universe is opened with the observation of gravitational waves – ripples in spacetime – caused by the collision of two black holes.
Stuart Higgins (Cavendish Laboratory) discusses the technology being developed to create flexible displays.
Opinion: Large Hadron Collider sees tantalising hints of a new particle that could revolutionise physics17 Dec 2015
Harry Cliff (Cavendish Laboratory) discusses the potential discovery of a new particle at the Large Hadron Collider and its implications for particle physics.