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Computer Memory Takes a Spin


December 16, 2010

Christoph Boehme University of Utah physicists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms. Then the physicists retrieved and read the data electronically--a big step toward using the new kind of memory for both faster, conventional and superfast "quantum" computers. Full Story

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