Controllable fast, tiny magnetic bits

MIT researchers show how to make and drive nanoscale magnetic quasi-particles known as skyrmions for spintronic memory devices.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Jan. 3, 2019 | mit
~14 mins   

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Study opens route to ultra-low-power microchips

Innovative approach to controlling magnetism could lead to next-generation memory and logic devices.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Nov. 12, 2018 | mit
~8 mins   

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Developing new magnetic device materials | MIT News

Summer Scholar Stephanie Bauman interns in Luqiao Liu lab synthesizing and testing manganese gallium samples for spintronic applications.

Denis Paiste | Materials Processing Center | Oct. 2, 2017
~5 mins |

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Fast-moving magnetic particles could enable new form of data storage | MIT News

Recently discovered phenomenon could provide a way to bypass the limits to Moore’s Law.

David Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 2, 2017
~6 mins |

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Geoffrey Beach: Drawn to explore magnetism | MIT News

Materials researcher is working on the magnetic memory of the future.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | April 24, 2017
~9 mins |

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Toward “valleytronic” devices for data storage or computer logic systems | MIT News

Researchers have discovered a new way to tune electronic energy levels in some 2-D materials.

Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent | March 9, 2017
~6 mins |

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Booting up spin-based device studies | MIT News

Summer Scholar Grant Smith works to establish parameters for making ferromagnetic thin films in the Luqiao Liu lab.

Denis Paiste | Materials Processing Center | Aug. 15, 2016
~5 mins |

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Mixing topology and spin | MIT News

MIT-led team demonstrates paired topology and intrinsic magnetism in compound combining gadolinium, platinum, and bismuth.

Materials Processing Center | July 19, 2016
~9 mins |

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Researchers find unexpected magnetic effect | MIT News

Combining two thin-film materials yields surprising room-temperature magnetism.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | May 9, 2016
~6 mins |

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