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Condensed matter

For the latest news, features and products in condensed matter

News

Reservoir of ultracold atoms is filled continuously

Device could lead to better quantum accelerometers

Stretchable graphene transistors inspired by kirigami

Japanese art of paper cutting used to make micron-sized electronic and mechanical devices

Electron spins cross over in femtoseconds

New measurements could lead to better spintronics

Pushy bacteria create their own superfluids

Collective motion of bacterial swimming could power tiny motors

In depth

Between the lines

Books about single-crystal growth and some of history's most important science texts, reviewed by Peter Dryburgh and Margaret Harris

Web life: Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics

The venerable "journal club" concept is thriving in the online environment

Room at the bottom

A biography of Silicon Valley's "quiet revolutionary", Gordon Moore, gets Paul Michael Grant thinking about the future of Moore's eponymous law

Web life: Condensed Concepts

A blog about research in the messy-but-fascinating middle ground between condensed-matter physics, physical chemistry and molecular biology