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2005-05-27 22:10:00

ATHENS, Ohio "“ Today's computers and other technological gizmos operate on electronic charges, but researchers predict that a new generation of smaller, faster, more efficient devices could be developed based on another scientific concept "“ electronic "spin." The problem, however, is that researchers have found it challenging to control or predict spin "“ which keeps practical applications out of reach. But physicists in Europe, California and at Ohio University now have...

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2005-05-27 16:00:00

ATHENS, Ohio -- Today's computers and other technological gizmos operate on electronic charges, but researchers predict that a new generation of smaller, faster, more efficient devices could be developed based on another scientific concept -- electronic "spin." The problem, however, is that researchers have found it challenging to control or predict spin "“ which keeps practical applications out of reach. But physicists in Europe, California and at Ohio University now have found a...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.