Latest Spintronics Stories

2011-03-09 18:22:48

Tomorrow's nonvolatile memory devices – computer memory that can retain stored information even when not powered – will profoundly change electronics, and Cornell University researchers have discovered a new way of measuring and optimizing their performance.

2011-03-08 15:52:48

Magnetic Random Access Memories (MRAM) are the most important new modules on the market of computer storage devices.

2011-03-07 14:14:20

Japanese researchers have been immersing iron-based compounds in hot alcoholic beverages such as red wine, sake and shochu to induce superconductivity.

2011-03-03 01:16:12

Black holes are some of the heaviest objects in the universe. Electrons are some of the lightest.

2011-03-02 20:18:07

Physicists at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), a collaboration of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland-College Park, have for the first time caused a gas of atoms to exhibit an important quantum phenomenon known as spin-orbit coupling.

2011-02-17 21:51:05

A researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has invented a method of making high-temperature superconducting (HTS) cables that are thinner and more flexible than demonstration HTS cables now installed in the electric power grid while carrying the same or more current.

2011-02-15 07:18:54

Illinois researchers have documented the first observations of some unusual physics when two prominent electric materials are connected: superconductors and graphene.

2011-02-10 00:14:01

Chemical compounds called manganites have been studied for many years since the discovery of colossal magnetoresistance, a property that promises important applications in the fields of magnetic sensors, magnetic random access memories and spintronic devices.

2011-01-26 12:52:56

A team of physicists has taken a big step toward the development of useful graphene spintronic devices.

2011-01-26 12:49:40

In a development that may revolutionize handheld electronics, flat-panel displays, touch panels, electronic ink, and solar cells, as well as drastically reduce their manufacturing costs, physicists in Iran have created a spintronic device based on "armchair" graphene nanoribbons.

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