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Scientists discover a 2-D magnet

Magnetic materials form the basis of technologies that play increasingly pivotal roles in our lives today, including sensing and hard-disk data storage. But as our innovative dreams conjure wishes for ever-smaller and faster ...

dateJun 07, 2017 in General Physics
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Birthing a new breed of materials

Where two different materials meet on the atomic level, a new material can be born that is neither one nor the other. The two parent materials do not mix – they remain distinct from one another – but their marriage begets ...

dateOct 23, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Probing the surface of pyrite

Pyrite—perhaps better known as "fool's gold" for its yellowish metallic appearance—is a common, naturally occurring mineral. It holds promise as a high-tech material, with potential uses in solar cells, spintronic devices ...

dateOct 01, 2013 in Materials Science
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