spintronics

New Alternative to Traditional Semiconductors

Researchers from Ohio State University have introduced innovative technology that allows manufacturing plastic computer memory devices. Their invention utilizes the spin of electrons – a known physical phenomenon – to perform reading and writing operations, and it could help produce ...

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Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Scientists from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have discovered a ‘magnetic superatom’ – a stable cluster of atoms that can imitate various elements of the periodic table. In the future, this discovery could bring about molecular devices that can increase a ...

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New Compound May Revolutionize Chip Technology

New Compound May Revolutionize Chip Technology

Scientists from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University have proven the existence of a new type of material that could increase the speed, performance and efficiency of future computer chips. The new material permits the flow of electrons ...

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