News tagged with magnetic fluctuations

A detector you can wear

Swiss scientists from ETH Zurich have developed the first elastic detector for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The detector in the form of an elastic bandage moulds itself to the shape of the patient's body, which also ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in General Physics
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Greener memory from random motion

Random thermal fluctuations in magnetic memory can be harnessed to reduce the energy required to store information, according to an experiment reported in the current issue of Physical Review Letters. The development could ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in General Physics
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Beautiful red Aurora

( -- A coronal mass ejection (CME) shot off the sun late in the evening of October 21 and hit Earth on October 24 at about 2 PM ET. The CME caused strong magnetic field fluctuations near Earth's surface – ...

dateOct 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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A new probe for spintronics

The spin Hall effect (SHE) enables us to create spin current inĀ  non-magnetic materials without using ferromagnetic materials. It is a crucial element in the central idea behind spintronics, that of manipulating currents ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in General Physics
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