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New type of sensor material developed
Hokkaido University scientists have succeeded in developing a nickel complex that changes color and magnetism when exposed to methanol vapor. The new material can potentially be used not only as a chemical sensor, but also with future rewritable memory devices. (2017-03-28)

Graphene reveals its magnetic personality
Can organic matter behave like a fridge magnet? Scientists from the University of Manchester have now shown that it can. (2012-01-08)

Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices
Using very sensitive magnetic probes, an international team of researchers has found surprising evidence that magnetism which emerges at the interfaces between non-magnetic oxide thin layers can be easily tuned by exerting tiny mechanical forces. This discovery provides a new and unexpected handle to control magnetism, thus enabling denser magnetic memory, and opens new and unexpected routes for developing novel oxide-based spintronic devices. (2018-12-17)

The multiferroic sandwich
At the moment one precludes the other: a material is either ferroelectric or magnetic. Things may soon change. A new study conducted by SISSA and Northwestern University published in the review Physical Review Letters, proposes a completely new model for creating these 'multiferroic' materials. (2015-09-04)

U Alberta researchers move Barkhausen Effect forward
Almost 100 years after the initial discovery, a team of scientists at the University of Alberta and the National Institute for Nanotechnology in Edmonton have harnessed the Barkhausen Effect as a new kind of high-resolution microscopy for the insides of magnetic materials. (2013-01-17)

Clarifying the role of magnetism in high-temperature superconductors
A collaboration of scientists from the RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Osaka University, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute have published research clarifying the role of magnetism in a new type of high-temperature superconductor. (2016-01-25)

Controlling magnetism with an electric field
Scientists are now proposing a novel approach to achieve greater memory density while producing less heat: by using an electric field instead of a current to turn magnetism on and off, thereby encoding the electrical devices. (2014-02-18)

Scientists achieve major breakthrough in thin-film magnetism
Recent work by a team of scientists working in Singapore, The Netherlands, USA and Ireland, published on Aug. 14, 2015 in the prestigious journal, Science, has uncovered a new twist to the story of thin-film magnetism. (2015-08-16)

Magnetic atoms of gold, silver and copper have been obtained
An international team led by physics and chemistry teams from the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Basque Country and directed by Professor Jose Javier Saiz Garitaonandia, has achieved, by means of a controlled chemical process, that atoms of gold, silver and copper -- intrinsically non-magnetic (not attracted to a magnet) -- become magnetic. (2008-02-28)

A new 2D magnet draws future devices closer
EPFL scientists have discovered a new type of 2D magnetic material that can be integrated into spintronic devices. (2019-06-17)

Controlling magnetic clouds in graphene
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. (2013-06-12)

Creation of tiny magnets may lead to big changes
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, and colleagues are opening new doors to understanding magnetic properties. They report in Science that they have prepared a (2002-03-07)

A new spin on reality
OIST scientists predict the existence of a new kind of spin liquid. (2016-07-13)

Magnetism governs properties of iron-based superconductors
Though a year has passed since the discovery of a new family of high-temperature superconductors, a viable explanation for the iron-based materials' unusual properties remains elusive. But a team of scientists working at NIST may be close to the answer. (2009-03-25)

Nature: Elementary physics in a single molecule
A team of physicists has succeeded in performing an extraordinary experiment: They demonstrated how magnetism that generally manifests itself by a force between two magnetized objects acts within a single molecule. This discovery is of high significance to fundamental research and provides scientists with a new tool to better understand magnetism as an elementary phenomenon of physics. The researchers published their results in the latest issue of Nature Nanotechnology. (2013-07-25)

Microwires as mobile phone sensors
A study by the UPV/EHU's Magnetism Group is making progress in furthering understanding of the surface magnetic behavior of glass-coated microwires and has concluded that they are the major candidates for use as high sensitivity sensors, in mobile phones, for example. The study has been published in the journal Physica B: Condensed Matter. (2014-01-28)

1,000 San Francisco school children to celebrate public science day at Exploratorium
About 1000 students from four San Francisco public schools will celebrate Public Science Day 2001 at The Exploratorium today, where they will conduct experiments in sound, flight, and magnetism. Schools participating in this year's program are Twenty First Century Academy, Spring Valley Elementary, West Portal Elementary School, and Visitation Valley Middle School. (2001-02-16)

1,000 San Francisco school children to celebrate public science day at Exploratorium
About 1000 students from four San Francisco public schools will celebrate Public Science Day 2001 at The Exploratorium today, where they will conduct experiments in sound, flight, and magnetism. Schools participating in this year's program are Twenty First Century Academy, Spring Valley Elementary, West Portal Elementary School, and Visitation Valley Middle School. (2001-02-14)

Physicists achieve rapid magnetic switching with lasers
An Osaka University-led research group use an advanced synchrotron measurement system to probe how laser pulses affect the magnetism of ferrimagnetic materials of different compositions. Films with high gadolinium content showed magnetic spin flipping, and those with slightly less gadolinium featured spin precession precision at very high angles. These findings could assist in development of faster magnetic memory devices. (2017-09-26)

In Helium 3 nanoclusters, researchers find a curiosity
Helium 3 has, for at least three decades, been scientists' preferred medium for probing magnetic forces because of its extremely low freezing temperature under pressure. Florida researches say when mixtures containing helium 3 are cooled to near absolute zero, everything except the helium 3 freezes, making it a pure medium for studying magnetism in its (2001-03-19)

Research reveals hidden magnetism in superconductivity
While studying a compound made of the elements cerium- rhodium-indium, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered that a magnetic state can coexist with superconductivity in a specific temperature and pressure range. The discovery is a step toward a deeper understanding of how Nature is organized in regimes ranging from the fabric of the cosmos to the most fundamental components of elementary particles. (2006-03-07)

Connecting two classes of unconventional superconductors
The understanding of unconventional superconductivity is one of the most challenging and fascinating tasks of solid-state physics. Different classes of unconventional superconductors share that superconductivity emerges near a magnetic phase despite the underlying physics is different. (2020-11-11)

Quicker, cleaner computers are in sight
Imagine a computer instantly working when it was turned on because it didn't need power to reload its memory and get it working. Leeds physicists are leading a new £2.3m project to make new materials which would allow computer memory and other components to use magnetism rather than conventional electrical charges, paving the way for smaller, faster gadgets. (2006-07-31)

Finding the right colour to control magnets with laser pulses
Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate magnets with laser light pulses shorter than a trillionth of a second. The international team of researchers, led by Lancaster and Radboud Universities, also identified the light wavelength or colour which enables the most efficient manipulation. The finding is published in Physical Review Letters. (2020-10-12)

Researchers probe the optical properties of a novel kind of magnetism
Researchers use low-frequency laser pulses to probe the properties of a kind of fluctuating magnetism known as a spin-liquid state. (2013-09-23)

Superconductivity can induce magnetism
Researchers from the Université de Montréal, the Paul Scherrer Institute, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory publish their results in the prestigious journal Science. (2008-09-11)

'Magnetic graphene' forms a new kind of magnetism
Researchers have identified a new form of magnetism in so-called magnetic graphene, which could point the way toward understanding superconductivity in this unusual type of material. (2021-02-08)

Future computers could be built from magnetic 'tornadoes'
Computers of the future could be built from 'magnetic tornadoes,' according to new research into nanotechnology at the University of Sheffield. (2014-10-14)

Scientists unlock the properties of new 2D material
A new two-dimensional material has become a reality, thanks to a team of Danish and Italian scientists. The research, led by physicists at Aarhus University, succeeded in the first experimental realisation and structural investigation of single-layer vanadium disulphide (VS2). (2018-07-24)

Research reveals novel quantum state in strange insulating materials
Experiments show how electrons in Mott insulators with strong spin-orbit coupling arrange themselves to make the materials magnetic at low temperatures. The work helps bring us closer to a more complete quantum theory of magnetism. (2017-02-09)

New iron-based and copper-oxide high-temperature
In the initial studies of a new class of high-temperature superconductors discovered earlier this year, research at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology has revealed that new iron-based superconductors share similar unusual magnetic properties with previously known superconducting copper-oxide materials. The research appears in the May 28 advanced online publication of the journal Nature. (2008-05-28)

The quantum dance of oxygen
Under extremely high pressure conditions oxygen molecules group into quartets and give rise to a 'dance of their magnetic moments.' This, as observed in a new study carried out by SISSA in collaboration with ICTP and published in PNAS, results in magnetic properties never previously observed in these conditions and in theory points to the existence of a new phase of the element, called epsilon 1. (2014-07-07)

Missing link to novel superconductivity revealed at Ames Laboratory
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered a state of magnetism that may be the missing link to understanding the relationship between magnetism and unconventional superconductivity. (2018-02-13)

Novel magnetic, superconducting material opens new possibilities in electronics
Researchers at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science (SIMES), a joint institute of the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, have reached a crucial milestone that could lead to a new class of materials with useful electronic properties. (2011-09-04)

Three layers of graphene reveals a new kind of magnet
Scientists at TIFR discover the magnetism of electrons in three layers of graphene. This study reveals a new kind of magnet and provides insight on how electronic devices using graphene could be made for fundamental studies as well as various applications. (2017-02-23)

Many roads lead to superconductivity
In cooperation with an international research group, researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have now discovered a magnetic signature that occurs universally among all iron-based superconductors, even if the parent compounds from which the superconductors are made possess different chemical properties. Their findings are published in Nature Materials. (2010-09-10)

Prediction of intrinsic magnetism at silicon surfaces could lead to single-spin magnetoelectronics
The integration of single-spin magnetoelectronics into standard silicon technology may soon be possible, if experiments confirm a new theoretical prediction by physicists at the Naval Research Laboratory and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2010-08-26)

UBC researchers establish new timeline for ancient magnetic field on Mars
Mars had a global magnetic field much earlier -- and much later -- than previously known. Analysis of new satellite data found clear evidence of a magnetic field coming from a lava flow that formed less than 3.7 billion years ago, half a billion years after many people thought the Martian dynamo had ceased. The researchers also detected low-intensity magnetic fields over the Borealis Basin, believed to be one of the oldest features on Mars. (2020-05-01)

A fresh step towards quantum computing
The researcher Jose Ignacio Pascual of nanoGUNE, together with researchers of the Free University of Berlin, has developed a method to manipulate magnetism in atoms. This research makes it possible to drive forward the exploration of new methods of information storage and computation on an atomic scale. The work has been published recently in the prestigious journal Nature Physics. (2013-11-19)

Iron-based materials may unlock superconductivity's secrets
Researchers at NIST are decoding the mysterious mechanisms behind the high-temperature superconductors that industry hopes will find wide use in next-generation systems for storing, distributing and using electricity. (2008-11-13)

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