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Getting a Look Under the Hood of Topological Insulators

Certain materials, like copper, conduct electricity very well.  Other materials, like glass, do not.  A certain kind of material, called a topological...
Spintronics

A Modified Device Fabrication Process Achieves Enhanced Spin Transport in Graphene

Spintronics is a field of research that was born in the 1980s. It amplifies the potential of traditional electronics by exploiting the...
topological materials

Superconductivity Where You Don’t Expect It Topological Materials Keep Surprising

The special properties of ‘topological materials’ typically occur at their surface. These materials, for example insulators that do conduct current at their surface, are...
spin current

When 80 Microns Is Enough

Physicists have managed to send and control a spin current across longer distances than ever before – and in a material that was previously...
magnon spintronics

Construction Set of Magnon Logic Extended: Magnon Spin Currents Can Be...

In the emerging field of magnon spintronics, researchers investigate the possibility to transport and process information by means of so-called magnon spin currents. In...
solid state physics

40-Year Controversy in Solid-State Physics Resolved

Samarium hexaboride is a dark solid with metallic properties at room temperature. It hosts Samarium, an element having several electrons confined to localized f...
graphene

Graphene Spin Transport Takes a Step Forward Towards Application

The strong collaborative ethos of the Graphene Flagship is accelerating developments in new technologies based on graphene – the single-atom-thick allotrope of carbon –...
Radical Molecules

Catching Radical Molecules Before They Disappear

While in most molecules, each electron finds a partner to pair up with, some electrons in radical molecules are left alone and unpaired. This...
power computing

Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing

The ScienceToday’s computers rely on moving electrons to move data. Moving these charges, like the currents in electricity, can generate waste heat. What if...
quantum

The Quantum Waltz of Electrons Hints at the Next Generation of...

A group of spintronics researchers at EPFL is using new materials to reveal more of the many capabilities of electrons. The field of spintronics...
graphene

Thermal Gradients Shown to Enhance Spin Transport in Graphene

Scientists of the ICN2 Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices Group, led by ICREA Prof. Sergio O. Valenzuela, have contributed to the literature on spin...
spintronics

New-Wave Spintronics Comes to Light

Faint signals detected by a RIKEN team with a sensitive optical microscope have revealed a new way to realize low-energy spintronic devices1.Iron bar magnets...
transistors

Two-Dimensional Materials Unlock the Path to Ultra-Low-Power Transistors

An international team of scientists has discovered a new route to ultra-low-power transistors using a graphene-based composite material. As transistors are squeezed into ever smaller...
Plasmonic Metamaterial

Spin-Current Generation Gets Mid-IR Boost with Plasmonic Metamaterial

Over the last few years, researchers have demonstrated that light can serve as a spin-current generator, creating currents of angular momentum, in optical nanostructures...
Spintronics

The Electron Manifesto: Transforming High Performance Computing with ‘Spintronics’

One shouldn’t lose sight of what we are doing here. We aren’t just trying to do something better; we are offering something entirely different...
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Pulses of Electrons Manipulate Nanomagnets and Store Information

Magnets and magnetic phenomena underpin the vast majority of modern data storage, and the measurement scales for research focused on magnetic behaviors continue to...
spintronics

Breakthrough in Spintronics

The material class of topological insulators is presently the focus of international solids research. These materials are electrically insulating within, because the electrons maintain...
Spintronics

Spin Currents Switch at Terahertz Frequencies

The technology of spintronics is based on the intrinsic spin of electrons. In the medium term, it is set to replace electronics as the...
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Vortex-Antivortex Pairs Found in Magnetic Trilayers

A international team of researchers has discovered magnetic vortex-antivortex pairs arising from correlated electron spins in a newly engineered trilayer material. The discovery could...
magnetic

Ultrafast Spin Dynamics Observed by Synchrotron X-ray

Researchers at the University of Tokyo and their collaborators succeeded in observing ultrafast spin dynamics in iron-platinum thin films at Japan’s SPring-8 BL07LSU synchrotron...