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Quantum Spin Liquid Is A New State Of Magnetism
2012-12-21 09:38:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While experts had previously only confirmed the existence of two states of magnetism, experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) report that they have been able to experimentally demonstrate the existence of a third kind. The MIT researchers have dubbed the new state a quantum spin liquid (QSL), and they describe their findings in this week's edition of the journal Nature. It joins ferromagnetism (the simple form...

2012-12-17 14:35:20

While some theoretical physicists make predictions about astrophysics and the behavior of stars and galaxies, others work in the realm of the very small, which includes quantum physics. Such is the case at UC Santa Barbara, where theoretical physicists at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) cover the range of questions in physics. Recently, theoretical physicists at KITP have made important strides in studying a concept in quantum physics called quantum entanglement, in...

2012-12-03 13:55:52

New research has demonstrated a way to make bismuth electrons and nuclei work together as qubits in a quantum computer. The discovery, published in Nature Materials, takes us a key step further to creating practical quantum computing which could tackle complex programs that would otherwise take the lifetime of the universe to finish. The collaboration partners are based in the University of Warwick, UCL, ETH Zurich and the USA Sandia National Labs. Information on our normal computers...

Researchers Build Graphene Switches
2012-11-27 17:22:02

Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres Now, Helmholtz Centre Berlin's Dr. Andrei Varykhalov, Prof. Dr. Oliver Rader and his team of physicists has taken the first step towards building graphene-based components, in collaboration with physicists from St. Petersburg (Russia), Jülich (Germany) and Harvard (USA). According to their report on November 27, 2012 in Nature Communications, they successfully managed to increase the graphene conduction electrons' spin-orbit...

2012-10-26 04:02:09

Spin-Clean® International, manufacturer of the largest-selling vinyl record-cleaning device in the world, has introduced a new line of products for audiophiles, vinyl enthusiasts, and record collectors who are looking for new and better ways to enjoy and preserve their vinyl collections. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Spin-Clean® International, manufacturer of the largest-selling vinyl record-cleaning device in the world, has introduced a new line of products for...

2012-09-02 23:05:01

Spin-Clean® International, manufacturer of the largest selling vinyl record-cleaning device in the world, has produced and begun shipping a new, limited-edition “clear unit,” whereby owners of the device can watch the cleaning process occur through the translucent basin. (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 Spin-Clean® International, manufacturer of the largest selling vinyl record-cleaning device in the world, has produced and begun shipping a new, limited-edition “clear...

A High-Speed Digital Storage Called Spintronics
2012-08-29 14:54:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of high-speed digital devices might be just a spin away. Every generation of digital electronics is smaller than the one before. Miniaturization is the way of the world, with each successive round of circuitry requiring less space and energy to perform the same tasks. No matter how small or how fast they get, today's digital technology has a functional limit. Magnetically stored digital information becomes...

2012-08-14 23:00:30

Former RollingStone.com editor-in-chief Nick Catucci will be joining Popdust as Deputy Editor. In addition to his experience overseeing RollingStone.com, Catucci has served as a senior editor at ARTINFO, New York magazine (NYMag.com) and the VillageVoice.com. His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, Spin, Blender and Maxim magazines. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Popdust.com, the largest website dedicated exclusively to pop music, announced today that former RollingStone.com...


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2010-09-27 17:20:27

A gyroscope uses the principles of conservation and angular momentum to measure and maintain orientation. The mechanical gyroscope is a spinning wheel or disk whose axle is free to take any orientation. The gyroscope's high rate of spin allows for large angular momentum which makes the orientation changes much more responsive to a given external torque. There is also the electronic, microchip-packaged MEMS gyroscope, solid state ring laser and fiber optic gyroscope, as well as the extremely...

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