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Muller 00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1144 views
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K. Alexander Müller shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with J. Georg Bednorz in 1987 'for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials'. At the age of 9 Mller was given a radio (a single vacuum tube receiv....

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Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations

by Stefaan Cottenier
Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 500 views
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What do six brides have to do with Density-Functional Theory? Discover it in this lecture, in which the essential ideas behind DFT are explained in three different non-technical ways. After this practical lecture, you will be able to understand the m....

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Tonomura 2 00:59:00

Electron Waves Unveil The Microcosmos

by Akira Tonomura
Electron Waves Unveil The Microcosmos
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 655 views
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Since the time of Faraday lines of force in space have been 'observed' by sprinkling iron filings around magnet. The lecturer explains how, with modern techniques we can 'see' lines of force inside a solid magnet. The studies reveal a fascinating dyn....

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Graphene

by José Luis Lado
Graphene
for 14-19 and upwards,
Arts presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 1 year ago | 1688 views
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A magnetic tunnel junction is a device with two magnets separated by a very thin non-magnetic barrier. The two magnets can be aligned parallel or antiparallel. The electrical resistance of this devices depends on the alignment. This video illustrates....

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Kroemer 00:11:00

Herbert Kroemer

by Herbert Kroemer
Herbert Kroemer
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 699 views
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In 2000 Herbert Kroemer, who was born in Germany, and works at UCSB in the USA shared half of the Nobel Prize for Physics with Zhores I. Alferov ( Russia ) 'for basic work on information and communication technology' and in particular 'for developing....

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Giaever 00:15:00

Ivar Giaever

by Ivar Giaver
Ivar Giaever
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 826 views
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Ivar Giaever won the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his investigations of tunneling in semiconductors and superconductors. Giaever worked on metal thin films and tunneling and took a Solid State physics course. Although he knew nothing about Superconductivi....

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Esaki 00:08:00

Leo Esaki

by Leo Esaki
Leo Esaki
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 938 views
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Leo Esaki is a Japanese physicist who shared half the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever for the discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling. The second half of the prize was awarded to Brian David Josephson. He is known for his i....

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Kirchhoff 00:05:00

Liquid Crystals

by Jennifer Kirchoff
Liquid Crystals
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 652 views
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A review of the properties and behaviour of liquid crystals. Temperature effects.

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Millie Dresselhaus

by Millie Dresselhaus
Millie Dresselhaus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 697 views
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Mildred Dresselhaus was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in a poor section of the Bronx. She was a Fullbright Fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University (UK) in 1951-52 and obtained a PhD at the University of Chicago in 1958. Mill....

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Friend 00:58:00

Spectroscopy and beyond

by Richard Friend
Spectroscopy and beyond
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 638 views
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Professor Sir Richard Friend is Cavendish Professor of Physics and part of the Optoelectronics Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.His research interests cover: 1) Conjugated Polymers, in particular the development of new semic....

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Superconductivity 00:10:00

Superconductivity

by Kit Hey
Superconductivity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 629 views
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This video shows a terrific selection of superconducting demonstrations and explanations.

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Richardson 00:15:00

Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996

by Various Presenters
Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 804 views
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Together Osheroff and Richardson talk about their different scientific research backgrounds which leads a fascinating discussion on their joint work for the Noble Prize.

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