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15 FebSince building our first rapid prototype in December 2020, the MEMS group has fielded multiple devices around the world, under different partnerships and collaborations.
ISMD 2022 ConferenceThe 51st meeting of the International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics was held in Pitlochry, Scotland from 1-5 August, two years after the meeting was originally meant to be hosted by the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, and a year after the 50th edition was moved to a fully online form for the first (and hopefully only) time.
Fusion power for a resilient ScotlandSTEP – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production – will be built in the UK: the first fusion power station in the world. There is a chance that STEP will come to Ardeer, Ayrshire. It is on the shortlist of only 5 sites for the UK Government’s strategic investment in fusion, a decision is expected in Autumn 2022.
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Holography ‘quantum leap’ could revolutionise imaging
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:00:00 GMT
A new type of quantum holography which uses entangled photons to overcome the limitations of conventional holographic approaches could lead to improved medical imaging and speed the advance of quantum information science.