Latest Spintronics Stories

Inexpensive Magnetic Field Sensor From 'Plastic Paint'
2012-06-12 12:38:48

Spintronic device uses thin-film organic semiconductor

2012-06-05 11:31:01

Researchers from the University of Bonn have just shown how a single atom can be split into its two halves, pulled apart and put back together again.

2012-05-24 21:01:08

Physicists have trapped and cooled exotic particles called excitons so effectively that they condensed and cohered to form a giant matter wave.

Topological Insulators Open a Path to Room-Temperature Spintronics
2012-05-15 07:34:05

Berkeley Lab researchers and their colleagues demonstrate unique new materials for innovative electronic and magnetic applications

2012-05-03 19:56:23

By measuring how strongly electrons are bound together to form Cooper pairs in an iron-based superconductor, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cornell University, St. Andrews University, and collaborators provide direct evidence supporting theories in which magnetism holds the key to this material's ability to carry current with no resistance.

2012-04-30 13:16:06

Researchers studying a superconducting strip observed an intermittent motion of magnetic flux which carries vortices inside the regularly spaced weak conducting regions carved into the superconducting material.

2012-04-26 09:12:42

A new study this week finds that “quantum critical points” in exotic electronic materials can act much like polarizing “hot button issues” in an election.

2012-04-18 21:40:51

A new type of quantum bit called a "phase-slip qubit", devised by researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute and their collaborators, has enabled the world's first-ever experimental demonstration of coherent quantum phase slip (CQPS).

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.