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Jul 5, 2020

New breakthrough in ‘spintronics’ could boost high speed data technology

Posted by in categories: innovation, particle physics

Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in the important, emerging field of spintronics—which could lead to a new high speed energy efficient data technology.

An international team of researchers, including the University of Exeter, has made a revolutionary discovery that has the potential to provide high speed, low power-usage for some of the world’s most well-used .

While today’s information technology relies on electronics that consumes a huge amount of energy, the electrons within can also transfer a form of angular momentum called .

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