Elusive Kondo Cloud Seen For The First Time

An international team of scientists has observed Kondo clouds, a physical phenomenon first predicted nearly 90 years ago.

Hideo Hosono Receives 2018 Von Hippel Award

Tokyo Tech’s Professor Hideo Hosono received the Von Hippel Award from the Materials Research Society for his research on superconductors.

Informing The Search For Superconducting Materials

Scientists in Japan have used data science methodologies to discover and develop superconducting materials.

Staying Superconductive Under Extreme Pressure

Scientists in China and the US have discovered a metal alloy that superconducts over a wide range of pressures.

A New Spin On Quantum Measurements

Researchers have developed a method for quantifying the collective spin motions in a magnet using an elementary quantum-computing device.

Ultrathin Titanium Oxides Show Superconductivity

Researchers in Japan have created higher titanium oxide films that behave like superconductors.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Xue Qi-Kun

Professor Xue Qi-Kun shares the story behind his discovery of quantum anomalous Hall effect and other developments in the field of condensed matter physics.

Soup Up Your Battery With Some Seaweed

Seaweed-derived nanofibers could be an environmentally-friendly way to improve the performance of batteries, superconductors and fuel cells.

A Sensitive And Dynamic Tactile Sensor

These transparent sensors can detect changes in pressure ranging from just the tap of a finger to the equivalent of a full human body weight.

7 Must-Read Stories In March 2017

Science in Asia is on the move, from gene editing to particle physics and even robotic turtles.