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Quantum Dance: Discovery Led by Princeton Researchers Could Revolutionize Computing


February 18, 2009

chemistry graphic An international team of scientists, led by a Princeton University group, has observed an exciting and strange behavior in electrons' spin within a new material that could be harnessed to transform computing and electronics. Full Story

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