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Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves

by Rob Matheson, MIT News

Circuit design offers a path to “spintronic” devices that use little electricity and generate practically no heat.

MIT researchers have devised a novel circuit design that enables precise control of computing with magnetic waves — with no electricity needed. The advance takes a step toward practical magnetic-based devices, which have the potential to compute far more efficiently than electronics.

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Physicists discover new material for highly efficient data processing

by Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Phys.org

A new material could aid in the development of extremely energy efficient IT applications. The material was discovered by an international research team in cooperation with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU). The electrons at the oxide interface of the material possess special properties that drastically increase the conversion rate of spin current to charge current. This is the foundation for future spintronic applications. The new material has been found to be more efficient than any previously investigated material, the team writes in the journal Nature Materials.

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