Expanding the superconducting toolkit
Flawed but colorful diamonds are among the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields known today, allowing physicists to explore the minuscule magnetic fields in metals, exotic materials and even human tissue.
New class of magnetic materials: Physicists pave the way for more energy efficient technology
Scientists have paved the way for a new class of magnetic materials and devices with improved performance and power efficiency. Magnetic materials are currently used to store almost all digital information. However, with information processing and storage now making up a significant fraction of the world's energy consumption, continuing improvements in energy efficiency will require new ...
Research Suggests New Class of Magnetic Materials
An international team of scientists led by University of York claims to have paved the way for a new class of magnetic materials and devices that promise energy-efficient thermally induced switching and offer improved performance and power efficiency.
Squeezing light into metals: Engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer
Using an inexpensive inkjet printer, electrical engineers produced microscopic structures that use light in metals to carry information. This new technique, which controls electrical conductivity within such microstructures, could be used to rapidly fabricate superfast components in electronic devices, make wireless technology faster or print magnetic materials.