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2011-06-22 13:49:19

In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose a way to translate the elusive magnetic spin of electrons into easily measurable electric signals.

2011-06-22 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crocus Technology, a leading developer of magnetic semiconductors, today announced its Magnetic-Logic-Unit (MLU) architecture, a scalable evolution of Crocus' Thermally Assisted Switching((TM)) (TAS) technology, that permits practical implementation of advanced logic and memory capabilities, a first for the industry.

2011-06-21 12:38:13

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, have observed spin quantum-jumps with a single trapped proton for the first time.

2011-06-10 13:31:46

In recent years, UC Santa Barbara scientists showed that they could reproduce a basic superconductor using Einstein's general theory of relativity.

2011-06-09 23:39:10

It has been 100 years since the discovery of superconductivity, a state achieved when mercury was cooled, with the help of liquid helium, to nearly the coldest temperature achievable to form a superfluid that provides no resistance to electrons as they flow through it.

2011-05-17 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crocus Technology, a leading developer of MRAM technology, and RUSNANO, a premier nano-technology investment fund, today announced that they have closed an agreement to create an MRAM manufacturing company, with a combined investment totaling $300 million.

2011-05-16 14:28:12

Bubbles are blocking the current path of one of the most promising high temperature superconducting materials, new research suggests.

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2011-05-13 09:51:41

A surprising breakthrough moment in superconducting physics has come from, of all places, a boozy office party at the National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba Japan.

2011-04-18 17:32:36

Just in time for the 100th anniversary to commemorate the discovery of superconductivity by the Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes on April 8, 1911, scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf and the TU Dresden published their research results in the journal Physical Review B.

2011-04-13 21:48:46

When one cloud of gas meets another, they normally pass right through each other.


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