News tagged with magnetic effects

Einstein in an iron crystal

Tiny relativistic effects form the basis of the functionalities in modern technology, as exemplified in magnetic hard disks and data storage media. Now for the first time, scientists have directly observed features in an ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in General Physics
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Atomic bits despite zero-point energy?

So-called "zero-point energy" is a term familiar to some cinema lovers or series fans; in the fictional world of animated films such as "The Incredibles" or the TV series "Stargate Atlantis", it denotes a powerful and virtually ...

dateJul 08, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Spinning better electronic devices

A team of researchers, led by a group at the University of California, Riverside, have demonstrated for the first time the transmission of electrical signals through insulators in a sandwich-like structure, a development ...

dateMar 02, 2016 in General Physics
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