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physicist

[fis′isist]
a scientist who specializes in physics.

physicist

(fĭz′ĭ-sĭst) [L. physics, natural sciences]
A specialist in the science of physics.
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The first demonstration of 3-D cloaking in microwaves is still at least a year or two away, estimates Duke physicist and team leader David R.
With this most powerful particle collider ever built, physicists will look for evidence of energy escaping into hidden dimensions or other clues of such extra realms, says Polchinski.
In the other, much lower-temperature experiments, physicist Benoit Deveaud-Pledran of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland and his colleagues fired a laser at a microstructure made of the semiconductor cadmium telluride.
Physicists can then use these condensates as models of experimentally inaccessible substances such as the innards of neutron stars (SN: 9/18/04, p.
This will be a great stepping-stone," comments atomic physicist Jorg Schmiedmayer of the University of Heidelberg in Germany.
The approach relies on what physicists call the spin-torque, or spin-transfer, effect.