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Researchers Advance Toward Hybrid Spintronic Computer Chips
April 13, 2011
Researchers here have created the first electronic circuit to merge traditional inorganic semiconductors with organic "spintronics"--devices that utilize the spin of electrons to read, write and manipulate data. Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, assistant professor of physics, and his team combined an inorganic semiconductor with a unique plastic material that is under development in colleague Arthur J. Epstein's lab at Ohio State University.
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