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2011-01-24 15:15:00

A new scientific discovery could have profound implications for nanoelectronic components.  Researchers from the Nano-Science Center at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Japanese researchers, have shown how electrons on thin tubes of graphite exhibit a unique interaction between their motion and their attached magnetic field "“ the so-called spin. The discovery paves the way for unprecedented control over the spin of electrons and may have a...


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