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Spintronics Discovery

May 8, 2013

the high vacuum magnetron deposition system In research that is helping to lay the groundwork for the electronics of the future, University of Delaware scientists have confirmed the presence of a magnetic field generated by electrons, which scientists had theorized existed but that had never been proven until now. Full Story

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