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New route for switching magnets using light

An international team led by Radboud University physicists has discovered that reversing the poles of magnets must be possible without a heating or a magnetic field.. A strong pulse of light can have a direct effect on the ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in General Physics
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Ultrafast uncoupled magnetism in atoms

Future computers will require a magnetic material which can be manipulated ultra-rapidly by breaking the strong magnetic coupling. A study has been published in Nature Communications today in which Swedish and German scientists ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Buckle up for fast ionic conduction

ETH material engineers found that the performance of ion-conducting ceramic membranes that are so important in industry depends largely on their strain and buckling profiles. For the first time, scientists can now selectively ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Materials Science
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Nano piano's lullaby could mean storage breakthrough

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated the first-ever recording of optically encoded audio onto a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure, opening the door to multiple uses in informational ...

dateMar 16, 2015 in Nanophysics
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