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Researchers Break New Ground in Spin Electronics

February 26, 2007

News thumbnail Scientists have broken new ground in spin electronics through experiments that prove the phenomenon of magnetoresistance on the nanoscale. The research is significant because it provides the first experimental evidence that the new physical phenomenon exists. Full Story

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