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NUS physicists have designed a bipedal nanowalker that can change its walking manner and direction by adjusting the length of its stride.
NUS scientists have discovered the mechanism involved when transition metal dichalcogenides on metallic substrates transform from the semiconducting 1H-phase to the quasi-metallic 1T’-phase.
CQT researchers have built a fridge that's just three atoms big. The rest of the equipment visible in this picture, with co-authors Jaren Gan (left) and Gleb Maslennikov (right), controls the atoms to make the fridge work.
“A CMOS ion trap for integrated optical clocks”, by Prof Murray BARRETT, Department of Physics and Centre for Quantum Technologies, was among the projects awarded.
Explore the motion of satellites, charges, light and empty space! Be fascinated by molecular motors, black holes and the beauty of nature! Prof SOW Chorng Haur, Head, Physics Department, explains how he uses intruiging demonstrations to bring physics to life for students.
NUS physicists have developed a methodology to control the electromigration of oxygen atoms in the buried interfaces of complex oxide materials for constructing high mobility oxide heterostructures.

$18 million initiative between Singapore and UK governments to build and deploy a satellite quantum key distribution testbed.

Dr Cindy Ng and Dr Abel Yang received the IPS Cadi Scientific Award 2017 for their outstanding contributions in creating public awareness of physics in Singapore.

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