A new development happened. Where a team developed the world’s fastest human-made spinning object. The team of scientist hopes that the rotor could help them. In the better understanding of quantum mechanics.
How fast is the rotor?
The rotor which developed by scientists. As per reports, it rotates at more than 60 billion revolutions per minute. Compared to a high-speed dental drill, it’s 100,000 times faster.
What does science say about the usefulness of the device?
“This study has many applications, including material science. We can study the extreme conditions different materials can survive in,” said, Tongcang Li who is an assistant professor at Purdue University in the US.
How does it work?
The team who developed the rotor, they synthesized a very tiny dumble. Which was levitated inside a vacuum using a laser? As per reports, the laser works in two ways. Either in a straight line or a circle. If the laser is in a straight line, the dumble will vibrate. Also, if it’s in a circle, the dumble spins.
While the spinning dumble has functioned as a rotor. Moreover, vibration in the dumble act as an instrument for measuring small forces and torques. Which is known as a torsion balance?
Use of Device, in the study of quantum mechanics.
These devices are helpful in understanding and discover things like gravitational constant and density of Earth. However, as per Tongcang Li who is an assistant professor at Purdue University in the US.he says as they would become more advance slowly. It would help them understand things like quantum mechanics and properties of Vacuum.
What is Quantum Mechanics?
Quantum mechanics is defined as a fundamental theory. Which describes nature at the very tiniest scale of energy. Like the level of Atoms and subatomic particles.
Many People say that there is nothing in a vacuum, but as per physicians, we know it’s not empty, Li said. There has been a lot of virtual particles which may stay for a short time and then disappear. And They want to figure out what’s really going on in there, and that’s why they want to make the most sensitive torsion balance. So that we could understand it better.