News tagged with spin currents

One-way roads for spin currents

Spin is a type of angular momentum intrinsic to particles, roughly speaking as if they were spinning on themselves. Particles can exchange their spin, and in this way spin currents can be formed in a material. Through years ...

dateMay 23, 2018 in General Physics
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Practical spin wave transistor one step closer

University of Groningen physicists have managed to alter the flow of spin waves through a magnet, using only an electrical current. This is a huge step towards the spin transistor that is needed to construct spintronic devices. ...

dateMar 01, 2018 in General Physics
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New research advances spintronics technology

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside, have reported advances in so-called "spintronic" devices that will help lead to a new technology for computing and data storage. They have developed methods to detect ...

dateFeb 01, 2018 in General Physics
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