By solving a six-dimensional equation that had previously stymied researchers, UNL physicists have pinpointed the characteristics of a laser pulse that yields electron behavior they can predict and essentially control.
A team led by UNL researchers has employed a Nobel Prize-winning material and common household chemical to enhance the properties of a component primed for the next generation of high-speed, high-capacity RAM. The team, which published its findings in the Nov. 24 edition of the journal Nature Communications, engineered and tested improvements in the performance of a memory structure known as a ferroelectric tunnel junction.
Research at universities is often considered to be complete at the time of publication of an article in a scientific journal. But fundamental research can also point toward solutions to pressing national security or defense issues.
A number of faculty from UNL and across the University of Nebraska are engaged in NU’s National Strategic Research Institute, a collaboration between the university and the United States Strategic Command. NSRI aims to be a global leader in research on combating weapons of mass destruction.
The sixth annual conference for undergraduate women in physical sciences will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Nebraska Champions Club next to the Memorial Football Stadium at 707 Stadium Drive. On Saturday, the sessions will be held in the Jorgensen Hall building on campus.
The UNL Student Observatory will be open to the public to allow viewing of a rare partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23. The observatory will be open to the public from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to provide safe, enlarged views of the interstellar event.