News tagged with ferromagnet

Graphite mimics iron's magnetism

Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and the Radboud University Nijmegen in The Netherlands show for the first time why ordinary graphite is a permanent magnet at room temperature. The results are promising for ...

dateOct 04, 2009 in Nanophysics
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An electrical switch for magnetic current

( -- A new mechanism will make it possible to switch data storage in the future. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics in Halle use a short electric pulse to change the magnetic transport ...

dateMar 01, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Ferroelectric oxides do the twist

( -- Some materials, by their nature, do what we want them to do -- notably, the ubiquitous, semiconducting silicon found in almost every electronic device. But sometimes, naturally occurring materials need a little ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Creating Denser Magnetic Memory

( -- One of the issues afflicting magnetic memory is the fact that it is difficult to store information for as long as 10 years. In order to overcome this problem, scientists and engineers have been looking for ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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