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Physics Today 53 (6), 9 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405472

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Physics Today 53 (6), 11–12 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306357

Letters

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Search and Discovery

Physics Today 53 (6), 17–19 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306360

Researchers have measured the quantum of thermal conductance, an upper bound on the heat that each phonon can carry. The results imply possible heat dissipation problems for future nanoscale circuits.

Physics Today 53 (6), 19–21 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306361

A laser frequency comb lets you do away with a factory full of generators and lasers.

Physics Today 53 (6), 21–23 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306362

An infrared emission feature from individual nanocrystals has been measured in the lab and matched to a similar feature in the spectra of old giant stars.

Physics Today 53 (6), 23–24 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306363

Ocean winds respond rapidly to changes in the temperature of the underlying sea.

Articles

Physics Today 53 (6), 26–31 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306364

The Sun is stranger than you think, displaying mysterious manifestations of the familiar laws of physics and posing new problems with every major advance in exploratory measurement.

Physics Today 53 (6), 32–37 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306365

A recently resurfaced tenth century manuscript, the Archimedes Palimpsest, includes the sole extant copy of Archimedes's treatise, the Method. As scholars begin study, new insights into Archimedes are emerging.

Physics Today 53 (6), 39–45 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306366

Spin and a peculiar kind of isospin in two‐dimensional electron gases can exhibit novel counterintuitive ordering phenomena.

Washington Reports

Physics Today 53 (6), 46–48 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306367
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Physics Community

Physics Today 53 (6), 50–51 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306370
Physics Today 53 (6), 51–52 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306371
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Opinion

Physics Today 53 (6), 54–55 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306373

Books

Physics Today 53 (6), 57 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306374
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Physics Today 53 (6), 60–61 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306378
Physics Today 53 (6), 62–64 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405473

New Products

Physics Today 53 (6), 65–67 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405474

We Hear That

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Obituaries

Physics Today 53 (6), 69 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306379
Physics Today 53 (6), 69–70 (2000); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1306380
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