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Egg-shaped nanomagnets could support future data storage systems


April 28th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers are claiming that "eggcentric" nanomagnets can suggest strategies for making future low-power computer memories.Magnetics researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology used electron-beam lithography to ... Read more...

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Smallest building blocks of the Sun’s magnetic field revealed


November 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany have now for the first time uncovered and characterized the smallest building blocks of the ... Read more...

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‘Magnetic quantum dots’ could lead to faster and more efficient computers


March 9th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that an international team of scientists has developed a new type of semiconductor called 'magnetic quantum dots' that could lead to faster and more efficient computers ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new technique for detecting liquids that could be used as explosives


October 20th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Scientists say they have developed a quick technique for detecting liquids that could be used as explosives, which if commercialized, could potentially end restrictions on liquids carried onto ... Read more...

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Physicists observe magnetism in gas for the first time


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, October 3 (ANI): An international team of physicists has for the first time observed magnetic behaviour in an atomic gas, addressing a decades-old debate as to whether it is possible for ... Read more...

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Nanotech-magnetism combo leads to tiny implantable device for drug delivery


September 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Combining magnetism with nanotechnology, researchers have developed a small implantable device that can be repeatedly turned on and off to deliver and adjust doses of medications inside a ... Read more...

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‘Invisibility cloaks’ come closer to reality


July 8th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A team of researchers at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) have come up with a device called a dc metamaterial, which makes objects invisible under certain light.The ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist makes breakthrough in developing “spintronic devices”


June 27th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): A team of researchers led by a scientist of Indian origin has created new 'superatoms' with magnetic properties for the first time, a breakthrough that could be used ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist shows electric fields can be used as ON/OFF switches


June 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a scientist of Indian origin, along with his colleagues at Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division in the US, successfully demonstrated that electric fields can be used ... Read more...

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New blockbuster: Watch a carbon atom make a move


April 1st, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Researchers working with the world's most powerful electron microscope have filmed carbon atoms in live motion for the first time, as the atoms repositioned themselves around the edge ... Read more...

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Scientists create an impossible alloy


February 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have created an alloy between two incompatible elements, which was considered impossible earlier.The impossible alloy was created by a research team led by Professor H.K. Mao ... Read more...

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Nanomagnetic fingerprints may provide boost for next-gen information storage media


January 31st, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A team of physicists at the University of California (UC), Davis, has developed a technique to capture the magnetic fingerprints of certain nanostructures, which could provide a ... Read more...

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Mechanisms behind iron-based materials may unlock superconductivitys secrets


November 14th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have decoded the mysterious mechanisms behind the high-temperature superconductors that industry hopes will find wide use in next-generation systems ... Read more...

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New invention that can open doors for future memory storage devices developed


October 9th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new phase change material with the potential to change the design of future memory storage devices has been invented by scientists at Singapore ASTAR''s Data Storage ... Read more...

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Magnetic bone implants may help fix damaged skeletons in future


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): A US surgeon has proposed the idea of making artificial bone implants with magnetic properties to deal with some fundamental problems associated with the implantation procedure.Zachary ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new metamaterial for ‘perfect’ absorption of light


May 30th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists from Boston College and Duke University have reported the successful development of a highly engineered metamaterial, which can absorb all of the light that strikes it.The ... Read more...

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Study points to an entirely new kind of superconductor


May 29th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
London , May 29 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University , have discovered unique properties in a novel superconducting material, ... Read more...

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Students innovations may improve data storage, magnetic sensors


May 15th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A student of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has come up with two innovations that may vastly improve magnetic data storage, and sense extremely low level magnetic fields in ... Read more...

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Researchers discover Chromium has hidden magnetic properties


April 17th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Two researchers from Dartmouth, US, have discovered that the element chromium displays electrical properties of magnets, a finding which might someday contribute to new and more energy ... Read more...

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Scientists mimic bacteria to produce magnetic nanoparticles


April 15th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have mimicked bacteria to produce magnetic nanoparticles that could be used for drug targeting and delivery in magnetic inks and high-density memory devices, or as magnetic ... Read more...

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Researchers achieve 3-D imaging of magnetic fields for first time


March 31st, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Researchers have succeeded, for the first time, in a direct, three-dimensional visualisation of magnetic fields inside solid, non-transparent materials. Nikolay Kardjilov and colleagues from the Hahn-Meitner-Institute (HMI), in ... Read more...

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Scientists show how a crystal can become a conductor


February 6th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new research has used computational modeling to show how a crystal of manganese oxide can be changed from an electrical insulator to a conductive metal.Carried out at ... Read more...

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Blue dye could hold key to revolutionizing computer processing power


November 29th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A research conducted recently has found a technique for controlling the magnetic properties of a commonly used blue dye could revolutionize computer processing power.Though the study is still ... Read more...

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