MIT researchers realize “ideal” kagome metal electronic structure

Newly synthesized compound of iron and tin atoms in 1-to-1 ratio displays unique behavior.

Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Dec. 12, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: physics electronics spintronics quantum-mechanics research metals school-of-science materials-research-laboratory magnetism

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 • mit
Jan. 3, 2019 ~14 min

Tags: physics spintronics graduate research school-of-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory postdoctoral

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 • mit
Nov. 12, 2018 ~8 min

Tags: electronics spintronics research invention school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory magnets

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 • mit
Oct. 2, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  electronics  spintronics  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-technology  national-science-foundation-nsf  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  materials-processing-center

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 • mit
Oct. 2, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  spintronics  data  research  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-technology  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  department-of-energy-doe  magnetism

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 • mit
April 24, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  spintronics  profile  school-of-engineering  faculty  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  magnetism

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 • mit
March 9, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  physics  spintronics  research  school-of-science  national-science-foundation-nsf  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  department-of-energy-doe

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 • mit
Aug. 15, 2016 ~5 min

Tags:  physics  spintronics  students  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  center-for-materials-science-and-engineering

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 • mit
July 19, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  physics  energy  spintronics  topological-insulators  research  school-of-science  materials-science-and-engineering  magnets  materials-processing-center

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