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November 17, 2023

Nanoscale rendering of graphene and chromium oxide

A nanoscale rendering of two materials, graphene (gray) and chromium oxide (blue), that collectively were used by a team of researchers to fabricate the first magneto-electric transistor. The red and green arrows represent spin, a magnetism-related property of electrons that can be read as a one or zero.

[Research supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation grant OIA 2044049.]

Learn more in the University of Nebraska, Lincoln news story New transistor could cut 5% from world's digital energy budget. (Date of image: 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 17, 2023)

Credit: University at Buffalo/Advanced Materials

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