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Researchers Develop Magnetic Networks That Could Rival Semiconductors

August 29, 2007

engineering graphic A University of Houston professor has developed a new technology using magnetic cellular networks that could yield such benefits as increased computing power, that rivals what is possible with semiconductor integrated circuits.  The specially arranged assemblies of nanomagnets could replace conventional circuitry and significantly improve computing operations. Full Story

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