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February 25, 2017

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February 25, 2017

Dec. 1, 2016 — Majorana fermions are particles that could potentially be used as information units for a quantum computer. An experiment has confirmed their theory that Majorana fermions can be generated and ... read more

July 26, 2016 — In computers of the future, information might be stored in the form of quantum bits. But how can a quantum bit be ... read more

Computer Design: Reducing the Power Consumption of Memories

July 21, 2016 — Device architecture that can tune a material’s magnetic properties could reduce the power consumption of ... read more

July 19, 2016 — With the rapid advance of miniaturization, data processing using electric currents faces tough challenges, some of which are insurmountable. Magnetic spin waves are a promising alternative for the ... read more

Surprising Qualities of Insulator Ring Surfaces

June 29, 2016 — Topological insulators behave like insulators at their core and allow good conductivity on their surface. They owe their characteristics to a new quantum state within the material discovered in 2007 ... read more

June 28, 2016 — Researchers have discovered an exceptional new quantum state within a superconducting material. This exceptional quantum state is characterized by a broken rotational symmetry -- in other words, if ... read more

June 30, 2016 — Scientists have developed a device capable of controlling magnetism at a lower current level than conventional spintronics devices. The new device was fabricated by combining a solid electrolyte with ... read more

Successful Demonstration of Nonvolatile Memory Sub-Nanosecond Operation Spells Good News for Internet of Things

June 17, 2016 — A research team has demonstrated he sub-nanosecond operation of a nonvolatile magnetic memory ... read more

June 13, 2016 — Researchers have used neutron scattering to uncover magnetic excitations in the metallic compound ytterbium-platinum-lead. Surprisingly, this three-dimensional material exhibits magnetic properties ... read more

June 13, 2016 — Harnessing the shared wave nature of light and matter, researchers have used light to explore some of the most intriguing questions in the quantum mechanics of ... read more

June 9, 2016 — Physicists have 'entangled' or linked together the properties of up to 219 beryllium ions (charged atoms) to create a quantum simulator. The simulator is designed to model and mimic complex ... read more

June 8, 2016 — Scientists can now identify the exact location of a single atom in a silicon crystal, a discovery that is key for greater accuracy in the operation of tomorrow's silicon based quantum ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists are proposing a new method for creating extremely strong spin currents. They are essential for spintronics, a technology that could replace today's ... read more

May 20, 2016 — Electromagnetic effect allows to control magnetic polarization of a material by applying external electric field. Materials with such properties may be used to develop a new generation of ... read more

May 19, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new material, called 'rewritable magnetic charge ice,' that permits an unprecedented degree of control over local magnetic fields and could pave the way for new ... read more

May 18, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new type of graphene-based transistor and using modelling they have demonstrated that it has ultralow power consumption compared with other similar transistor devices. The ... read more

May 13, 2016 — In traditional light-harvesting methods, energy from one photon only excites one electron or none depending on the absorber's energy gap. The remaining energy is lost as heat. But a new article ... read more

May 9, 2016 — More, faster, better, cheaper. These are the demands of our device-happy and data-centered world. Meeting these demands requires technologies for processing and storing information. Now, a ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Scientists have shown how spin-polarized currents can be initiated in a controlled manner within samples of topological insulator material. In addition, they were able to manipulate the orientation ... read more

Theory Establishes a Path to High-Performance 2-D Semiconductor Devices

Apr. 26, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered a way to overcome a principal obstacle in using two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductors in electronic and optoelectronic ... read more

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