News - 13 Jun 2013
Wonder material graphene can be made magnetic and its magnetism switched on and off at the press of a button, opening a new avenue towards electronics with very low energy consumption.
News - 16 May 2013
Among its many talents, silver is an antibiotic. Titanium dioxide is known to glom on to certain heavy metals and pollutants. Yet other materials do the same for salt. In recent years,...
News - 10 Jan 2012
Researchers, Professor Sir Andre Geim and Dr. Irina Grigorieva, from The University of Manchester have demonstrated that graphene can be made to behave like a magnet.
The Manchester researchers have...
News - 9 Sep 2011
Penn State University researchers have developed a new process that employs magnetism for the purification of hybrid nanoparticles, which are structures comprising two or more types of nanomaterials...
News - 27 Apr 2011
A team led by the Physics Professor Michael S. Fuhrer of the UMD Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials at University of Maryland have devised a method to monitor magnetic properties of...
News - 19 Oct 2010
Theoretical work done at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has provided a key to understanding an unexpected magnetism between two dissimilar materials.
The results, published...
News - 24 Sep 2010
Today IBM researchers
published a breakthrough technique in the peer-reviewed journal Science
that measures how long a single atom can hold information, and giving scientists
News - 22 Apr 2010
Iron is the most useful magnet in our daily life. It is a 'ferromagnet'
at room temperature and ambient pressure, but displays a variety of other magnetic
properties that depend on its...
News - 24 Feb 2010
At the quantum level, the forces of magnetism and superconductivity exist
in an uneasy relationship. Superconducting materials repel a magnetic field,
so to create a superconducting current,...
News - 2 Dec 2009
For the first time, physicists have used laser light to create "synthetic
magnetism," an exotic condition in which neutral atoms suddenly begin to
behave as if they were charged...