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2011-01-24 15:15:00

A new scientific discovery could have profound implications for nanoelectronic components.

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2011-01-21 09:29:25

Material could be evidence of a new phase of matter debated by physicists; properties could be harnessed for future superconductors, computer electronics.

2010-12-23 18:06:06

An international team of researchers featuring Texas A&M University physicist Jairo Sinova has announced a breakthrough that gives a new spin to semiconductor nanoelectronics and the world of information technology.

2010-12-23 17:47:31

Scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology have succeeded in controlling the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer.

2010-12-17 13:07:48

A research team from the Institut Català de Nanotecnologia (ICN), in Barcelona, has demonstrated a device that induces electron spin motion without net electric currents, a key step in developing the spin computers of the future.

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2010-12-17 10:18:49

With the help of neutrons, TUM physicists discover new ways to save data.

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2010-12-17 09:38:03

University of Utah physicists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.

2010-12-13 21:13:15

European and U.S. physicists this week are offering up the strongest evidence yet that magnetism is the driving force behind unconventional superconductivity.

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2010-12-10 09:32:07

Physicists at Ohio State University have discovered that tiny defects inside a computer chip can be used to tune the properties of key atoms in the chip.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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