Spintronics

02.03.13
University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin
02.03.13

University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin

Chips that have 3D elements to them are very much real. Moving data in 3D hasn't been truly viable...

By J. Fingas,   02.03.13
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08.13.12
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer
08.13.12

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons ca...

By J. Fingas,   08.13.12
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06.27.12
CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round
06.27.12

CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round

Computers are normally limited by the fixed nature of their chipsets: once the silicon is out of th...

By J. Fingas,   06.27.12
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06.13.11
NEC makes content addressable memory that takes data deposits sans power, RAM green with envy
06.13.11

NEC makes content addressable memory that takes data deposits sans power, RAM green with envy

Wouldn't it be great if system memory was super speedy like RAM and non-volatile like flash? Well...

By M. Gorman,   06.13.11
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11.28.09
Spin polarization achieved at room temperature, elusive miracles now less elusive
11.28.09

Spin polarization achieved at room temperature, elusive miracles now less elusive

Spintronics -- much like Cook-Out milkshakes and cotton candy for all -- seems like a pipe dream at...

By D. Murph,   11.28.09
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11.04.09
Researchers craft all-electric spintronics, vie for guest spot on Mindfreak
11.04.09

Researchers craft all-electric spintronics, vie for guest spot on Mindfreak

Unfortunately for us, we've no certified rocket scientist on staff. That said, we're absolutely conv...

By D. Murph,   11.04.09
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10.25.09
NC State gurus develop new material to boost data storage, conserve energy
10.25.09

NC State gurus develop new material to boost data storage, conserve energy

We've all assumed that anything's possible when dabbling in the elusive realm of spintronics, and i...

By D. Murph,   10.25.09
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06.07.09
Spintronics magic appears again, aims to vastly accelerate data storage and retrieval
06.07.09

Spintronics magic appears again, aims to vastly accelerate data storage and retrieval

As the list of "awesome things that won't ever happen" grows ever longer, we've got a brilliant tea...

By D. Murph,   06.07.09
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01.16.09
Scientists use single electron pump to take subatomic particles for a spin
01.16.09

Scientists use single electron pump to take subatomic particles for a spin

German and Latvian researchers at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) have successfully...

By R. Miller,   01.16.09
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