The super-ambitious ‘Internet of Things’ would allow smart devices everywhere to gather, share, and respond to data—and one Simon Fraser University chemist is making breakthroughs in understanding the materials that have just the right electro-mechanical properties to turn that vision into a reality. Continue reading Neutrons Reveal Secrets about the Materials Needed for the ‘Internet of Things’
Université de Montréal scientists use neutron beams in their search for materials that could have revolutionary applications in computing technology. Their search was made possible by fundamental discoveries that were recognized by the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Continue reading Neutrons are essential in the search for new spintronic materials
Dalhousie University scientists access the CNBC to identify materials with the magnetic properties required for a major breakthrough in computer memory.
Continue reading Exploring Materials for ‘Racetrack’ Memory
Experiments at the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) confirmed one of the theoretical predictions of this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Continue reading Canada Contributes to 2016 Nobel Prize-Winning Research
Australian scientists accessed the CNBC in search of the right materials for the next generation of computer processors. Continue reading Exploring Materials for Faster Computers
American physicists accessed the CNBC to map the inner atomic workings of a compound within a mysterious class of materials known as spin-orbit Mott insulators.
Continue reading Mapping Electrons in New Quantum Materials
Superconductors aren’t just for cool levitation demonstrations; a key discovery in this field could disrupt technologies for computing, medical imaging and power transmission lines as we know them today. The CNBC’s unique expertise and scientific tools are enabling Canadian and international researchers to make cutting edge discoveries in this field.
Continue reading Studying New Iron-Based Superconductors
Multinational scientific teams use neutron beams to study superconductors, to understand what causes their amazing properties, which if harnessed effectively, could lead to enormous energy-savings.
Continue reading Precise Measurements in Superconductors