Revisiting the Einstein-de Haas experiment: the Ampère Museum's hidden treasure

One of France's oldest science museums, the Musée Ampère, has just revealed a treasure trove hidden away in its reserves: the only complete and authentic version of the Einstein-de Haas experiment, a rare experimental work published by Albert Einstein himself. This extraordinary discovery, the fruit of research by Alfonso San Miguel, researcher at the Institut Lumière Matière - iLM (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 / CNRS), in association with Bernard Pallandre, the museum's volunteer curator, is detailed in a forthcoming article in Europhysics News.

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Education Award 2023 by Edmund Optics - Deadline Extension

October 11, 2023, Mainz, Germany – Edmund Optics®, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of optical components, is currently accepting submissions for this year’s Edmund Optics Educational Awards in Europe and the Americas and has decided reflecting requests from applicants to extend the deadline to October 30, 2023.

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Zurich Instruments releases two new microwave lock-in amplifiers

Zurich Instruments' new GHFLI and SHFLI bring the advantages of lock-in detection – noise rejection, phase sensitivity, frequency tracking and more – to the GHz range. With measurement frequencies up to 1.8 and 8.5 GHz, respectively, these two trailblazing instruments target applications such as RF MEMS and NEMS characterization and control, spin qubits, ultrafast laser spectroscopy, spintronics, electronic devices failure analysis. Each instrument offers 2 independent lock-in channels and combines them with a full microwave measurement suite that includes an Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Parametric Sweeper and more, reducing complexity for scientists and engineers.

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New videos present the European Physical Journal (EPJ) series of journals

Have you ever wondered about the European Physical Journal (EPJ) series of journals and wanted to find out more? Three new videos outline the history and aims of the journals, why authors should consider them for submissions and how published work is disseminated.


McPherson - 3-gratings for an optical spectrum from 8 to 2000 eV

Shallow 1.5 degree grazing incidence angle improves efficiency for high energy photons, wavelengths below 5 nanometers. Instrument now optimal for energies low as 8 eV (150 nanometers wavelength) and high as 2000 eV (0.6 nanometers).

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New Zurich Instruments Arbitrary Waveform Generator 2017-11-01

Zurich Instruments has released a new Arbitrary Waveform Generator for quantum research, spectroscopy applications, and component testing.

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10th Winter School on Quantum Cybersecurity - “The Coming-of-Age of Quantum Cybersecurity 20-26 January 2018

"This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our now-famous Winter School. The theme this year is: “The Coming-ofAge of Quantum Cybersecurity”. 2017 has seen a tremendous increase in the interest for quantum solutions to counteract the forthcoming threat of the quantum computer."

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McPherson is pleased to announce improved deep ultaviolet spectrum measurements 2017-September-1

McPherson (Chelmsford MA USA) is pleased to announce improved deep ultaviolet spectrum measurements. Ultraviolet photons are sufficiently energetic to break bonds and reorganize molecules. Making and measuring light below 200nm demands special experimental considerations,it presents unique challenges.

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Zurich instruments has expanded their UHFLI 2017-April-21

Zurich instruments has expanded their UHFLI, a 600 MHz lock-in amplifier and Arbitrary wawe Generator (AWG).

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University of Basel is announcing several PHD Excellence Fellowships

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Zurich Instruments and Scribner Associates announce partnership in Impedance Analysis 2017-01-11

Zurich Instruments have further strengthened the MFIA Impedance Analyzer with the addition of a ZView-compatible data output format.

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McPherson is pleased to announce a new vacuum ultraviolet spectral test system 2017-01-10

McPherson (Chelmsford MA USA) is pleased to announce a new vacuum ultraviolet spectral test system VUV-STS.The new system measures reflectance as a function of angle of incidence. It measures optical performance “at wavelength” and can help determine optical constants.

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The MF-PID option has just been added to Zurich Instruments MFLI lock-in amplifier 2017-01-03

Zurich instruments just added the MF-PID option with 4 independent PID (proportional-integral-derivative) controllers to their MFLI, a 500 kHz / 5 MHz lock-in amplifier.

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McPherson New High Brightness Monochromator 2016-11-17

The McPherson Model 207 is the best spectrometer when you need high-brightness over a broad spectral range. It serves from the deep UV, through visible into the long-wave infrared.

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Note from the editors regarding: 15 years later: On the physics of high-rise building collapses

With regard to the publication of the article "15 years later: On the physics of high-rise building collapses", the Editors of Europhysics News have contacted the National Institute of Science and Technology in the USA to share their conclusions. Their summary is provided below: