News tagged with anisotropy

Related topics:

Traveling electrons in loosely bound layers

Extremely large magnetoresistance (XMR) was recently discovered in WTe2, triggering extensive research on this material regarding the XMR origin. Since WTe2 is a layered compound with metal layers sandwiched between adjacent ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Condensed Matter
shares9 comments 0

Enormous hole in the universe may not be the only one

Astronomers have found evidence of a giant void that could be the largest known structure in the universe. The "supervoid" solves a controversial cosmic puzzle: it explains the origin of a large and anomalously cold region ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Astronomy
shares116 comments 10

Exploring the magnetism of a single atom

Magnetic devices like hard drives, magnetic random access memories (MRAMs), molecular magnets, and quantum computers depend on the manipulation of magnetic properties. In an atom, magnetism arises from the spin and orbital ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in General Physics
shares1 comments 7

Electrical control of single atom magnets

The energy needed to change the magnetic orientation of a single atom – which determines its magnetic stability and therefore its usefulness in a variety of future device applications – can be modified by varying the ...

dateDec 08, 2013 in Nanophysics
shares0 comments 2