Magnetism
Russian Astrophysicists Discovered a Neutron Star with an Unusual Magnetic Field Structure  ASTRO WATCH · 13 hours
Scientists from Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI), and Pulkovo Observatory discovered a unique... more
Full voltage manipulation of the resistance of a magnetic tunnel junction  Science Magazine · 2 days
One of the motivations for multiferroics research is to find an energy-efficient solution to spintronic applications, such as the solely electrical control of magnetic tunnel junctions.... more
Spin-charge conversion in NiMnSb Heusler alloy films  Science Magazine · 2 days
Half-metallic Heusler alloys are attracting considerable attention because of their unique half-metallic band structures, which exhibit high spin polarization and yield huge magnetoresistance ratios. Besides serving as ferromagnetic electrodes, Heusler alloys also have the... more
Measuring magnetic field texture in correlated electron systems under extreme conditions  Science Magazine · 3 days
Pressure is a clean, continuous, and systematic tuning parameter among the competing ground states in strongly correlated electron systems such as superconductivity and magnetism. However, owing... more
Magnetic measurements on micrometer-sized samples under high pressure using designed NV centers  Science Magazine · 3 days
Pressure can be used to tune the interplay among structural, electronic, and magnetic interactions in materials. High pressures are usually applied in the diamond... more
A window into the hidden world of colons  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Biomedical engineers have developed a system for real-time observations at the cellular level in the colon of a living mouse. It employs a magnetic system to stabilize the colon during imaging while... more
Imaging stress and magnetism at high pressures using a nanoscale quantum sensor  Science Magazine · 3 days
Pressure alters the physical, chemical, and electronic properties of matter. The diamond anvil cell enables tabletop experiments to investigate a diverse landscape of high-pressure... more
Cheers! Maxwell's electromagnetism extended to smaller scales  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
More than one hundred and fifty years have passed since the publication of James Clerk Maxwell's "A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" (1865). What would our lives be without this publication? It is... more
Magnetic Fields Play Important Role in Shaping Spiral Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
New infrared observations from NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) of Messier 77, a spiral galaxy located... more
Quick and simple method for identifying illicit drugs in powdered mixtures  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The composition of suspicious powders that may contain illicit drugs can be analyzed using a quick and simple method called magneto-Archimedes levitation, according to a new... more
Tiny magnetic particles enable new material to bend, twist, and grab  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have developed a soft polymer material, called magnetic shape memory polymer, that uses magnetic fields to transform into a variety of shapes. The material could... more
Tiny magnetic particles enable new material to bend, twist, and grab  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University has developed a soft polymer material, called magnetic shape memory polymer,... more
How to induce magnetism in graphene  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Graphene, a two-dimensional structure made of carbon, is a material with excellent mechanical, electronic and optical properties. However, it did not seem suitable for magnetic applications. Researchers have now succeeded in synthesizing a unique nanographene predicted... more
How to induce magnetism in graphene  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Graphene, a two-dimensional structure made of carbon, is a material with excellent mechanical, electronic and optical properties. However, it did not seem suitable for magnetic applications. Together with international partners, Empa researchers have now succeeded in... more
How to induce magnetism in graphene  nanowerk · 5 days
Researchers have succeeded in synthesizing a unique nanographene predicted in the 1970s, which conclusively demonstrates that carbon in very specific forms has magnetic properties that could permit future spintronic applications. more
Astrophysicists discovered a neutron star with an unusual magnetic field structure  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists discovered a unique neutron star, the magnetic field of which is apparent only when the star is seen under a certain angle relative to the... more
Demonstration of high-speed SOT-MRAM memory cell compatible with 300mm Si CMOS technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have announced the demonstration of high-speed spin-orbit-torque magnetoresistive random access memory cell compatible with 300 mm Si CMOS technology. more
Separating drugs with MagLev  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The composition of suspicious powders that may contain illicit drugs can be analyzed using a quick and simple method called magneto-Archimedes levitation (MagLev), according to a new study. A team of scientists has developed the MagLev method to differentiate common... more
A neutron star with an unusual magnetic field structure  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Scientists from Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI), and Pulkovo Observatory discovered a unique neutron star, the magnetic field of... more
Spin on perovskite research advances potential for quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The next generation of information technology could take advantage of spintronics—electronics that use the minuscule magnetic fields emanating from spinning electrons as well as the electric charges of the electrons... more
International Team Aims to Crack 60-year-old Mystery of Sun’s Magnetic Waves  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery of... more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Physicists have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. A versatile technique employed in chemistry, physics, and materials research, magnetic resonance describes a resonant excitation of electron or atomic nuclei spins residing in a magnetic... more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Physicists at University of California, Riverside, have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. The project was carried out by undergraduate students in collaboration with local high school teachers. more
Nanocontainers for targeted drug delivery  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
RUDN University bioengineers have created magnetic nanocontainers for smart delivery of drugs to the desired organs or tissues, which reduces the risk of side effects. An experiment on mice determined that the nanocontainers are non-toxic. The results of... more
Parker Solar Probe: 'We're missing something fundamental about the sun'  nanowerk · 1 week
Our closest-ever look inside the sun's corona has unveiled an unexpectedly chaotic world that includes rogue plasma waves, flipping magnetic fields and distant solar winds under the thrall... more
Magnetic nano-sized disks could restore function for Lou Gehrig’s disease patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
For decades the renowned English physicist Stephen Hawking lived with a motor neuron disease until his death last year. more
Successful instrument guidance through deep and convoluted blood vessel networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a novel approach to tackling one of the biggest challenges of endovascular surgery: how to reach the most difficult-to-access physiological locations. Their solution is a... more
Researchers Crack Mystery of Sun’s Magnetic Waves  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
For more than six decades, observations of our Sun have shown that as magnetic waves leave its interior they grow in strength,... more
Successful instrument guidance through deep and convulted blood vessel networks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team led by Professor Sylvain Martel at the Polytechnique Montréal Nanorobotics Laboratory has developed a novel approach to tackling one of the biggest challenges of endovascular surgery:... more
Centre swage  ESA · 2 weeks
Image: 'Swage' was the word of the day on Monday as ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano carried out the third spacewalk to service the cosmic ray hunting Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer AMS-02. Here Luca... more
Gamma-ray binary HESS J0632+057 contains a pulsar, study suggests  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using NuSTAR spacecraft and the VERITAS array of telescopes, an international team of astronomers has investigated a gamma-ray binary known as HESS J0632+057. The study found that a compact object... more
The direct observation of van der Waals stacking-dependent interlayer magnetism  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Materials scientists aim to control the crystal structure of a solid—in a powerful approach to manipulate their fundamental properties. Researchers can achieve this control in van der Waals... more
Magnetic nanoparticles for water purification  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have introduced a new water purification method based on magnetic nanoparticles coated with a so-called 'ionic liquid' that simultaneously remove organic, inorganic, and microbial contaminants, as well as microplastics. The nanoparticles are then easily removed with magnets. more
Hyperfine joins with Penn Medicine to assess new device for imaging hydrocephalus patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Hyperfine Research Inc. has joined with Penn Medicine in a clinical research study of the world's first portable, low-cost magnetic resonance imaging... more
Cracking 60-year-old mystery of Sun's magnetic waves  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered why the Sun's magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface, which could help to solve the mystery of how the corona of the Sun maintains its multi-million... more
Scientist leads international team to crack 60-year-old mystery of Sun's magnetic waves  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A Queen's University Belfast scientist has led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery of why the Sun's magnetic waves strengthen and grow as... more
Providing safe, clean water  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In many parts of the world, access to clean drinking water is far from certain. Filtration of large volumes of water, however, is slow and impractical. Scientists have now introduced a new water purification method based on magnetic nanoparticles coated... more
Watch live the new spacewalk for AMS  CERN · 2 weeks
Watch live the new spacewalk for AMS abelchio Mon, 12/02/2019 - 11:57 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano imaged during the first spacewalk for AMS hitching a ride on the International Space Station’s 16-metre long robotic... more
Giant Magnetic Ropes in a Galaxy’s Halo  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
This image of the "Whale Galaxy" (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals... more
Undulatory topographical waves for flow-induced foulant sweeping  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Diverse bioinspired antifouling strategies have demonstrated effective fouling-resistant properties with good biocompatibility, sustainability, and long-term activity. However, previous studies on bioinspired antifouling materials have mainly focused on material aspects or static architectures of nature... more
Unconventional scaling of the superfluid density with the critical temperature in transition metal dichalcogenides  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
We report on muon spin rotation experiments probing the magnetic penetration depth (T) in the layered superconductors in 2H-NbSe2 and... more
Researchers find potential solution to overheating mobile phones  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Modern computer memory encodes information by switching magnetic bits within devices. Now, a ground-breaking study conducted by researchers from NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering has found a new efficient way of using... more
Magnetic nanoparticles with ionic liquids for water purification  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In many parts of the world, access to clean drinking water is far from certain. Filtration of large volumes of water, however, is slow and impractical. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, scientists... more
Mapping our galaxy's magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers from CSIRO and Curtin University have used pulsars to probe the Milky Way's magnetic field. Working with colleagues in Europe, Canada, and South Africa, they have published the most precise catalogue of measurements towards mapping our Galaxy's... more
Heating by cooling  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The field of magnetic fusion research has mysteries to spare. How to confine turbulent plasma fuel in a donut-shaped vacuum chamber, making it hot and dense enough for fusion to take place, has generated questions—and answers—for decades. more
Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Circuit design offers a path to spintronic devices that use little electricity and generate practically no heat. more
Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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... more
Magnetization switching by magnon-mediated spin torque through an antiferromagnetic insulator  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Widespread applications of magnetic devices require an efficient means to manipulate the local magnetization. One mechanism is the electrical spin-transfer torque associated with electron-mediated spin currents; however, this... more
Toward more efficient computing, with magnetic waves  MIT · 2 weeks
Circuit design offers a path to “spintronic” devices that use little electricity and generate practically no heat. more
Mutual control of coherent spin waves and magnetic domain walls in a magnonic device  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The successful implementation of spin-wave devices requires efficient modulation of spin-wave propagation. Using cobalt/nickel multilayer films, we experimentally demonstrate that... more
Astronomers Spot Huge Magnetic Structures in ‘Whale Galaxy’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have captured a new image of the edge-on barred spiral... more
A New Model Will Help Predict Several Solar Phenomena  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
An international group of scientists, in cooperation with a research scientist from Skoltech, has developed a model to... more
A new theory for how black holes and neutron stars shine bright  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists employed massive super-computer simulations to calculate the mechanisms that accelerate charged particles in extreme environments. They concluded their energization is powered by the... more
A new theory for how black holes and neutron stars shine bright  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists suggest radiation that lights the densest objects in our universe is powered by the interplay of turbulence and reconnection of super-strong magnetic fields. more
Scientists find new way to identify, manipulate topological metals for spintronics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Topological materials have become a hot topic in quantum materials research, as they have potential applications for quantum information and spintronics. This is because topological materials... more
Natural van der Waals heterostructural single crystals with magnetic and topological properties  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Heterostructures with magnetism and topology (geometry) are promising materials to realize exotic topological quantum states. However, such materials are challenging to engineer or synthesize.... more
New study shows unique magnetic transitions in quasicrystal-like structures  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists showed for the first time the presence of unique magnetic transitions in peculiar structures similar to quasicrystals. more
Politically extreme counties may act as magnets, migration patterns suggest  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
It may not be just location, location, location that influences where people move to in the United States, but also politics, politics, politics, according to a team of... more
Scientists develop first implantable magnet resonance detector  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of neuroscientists and electrical engineers from Germany and Switzerland developed a highly sensitive implant that enables to probe brain physiology with unparalleled spatial and temporal resolution. They introduce an ultra-fine needle with... more
Science never stops on the Space Station  ESA · 3 weeks
The past two weeks in Earth orbit saw ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan conduct two of four planned... more
Image: Giant magnetic ropes in a galaxy's halo  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
This image of the "Whale Galaxy" (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals hair-like filaments of the galaxy's magnetic field protruding above and... more
Giant magnetic ropes in the outskirts of a spiral galaxy  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Astronomers have investigated polarized radio emission from the galaxy NGC 4631 at the VLA radio telescope. They detected for the first time a regular magnetic field over scales... more
New study shows unique magnetic transitions in quasicrystal-like structures  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the world of materials science, many have heard of crystals—highly ordered structures in which atoms are arranged in a tight and periodic manner (in which the atomic arrangement is... more
Smart contrast agent for tumour visualisation  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Chemists have developed a high performance contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to improve cancer diagnosis. more
Injection of magnetizable fluid could extend trauma patients' survival time  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Inspired by their use in mechanical systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers are testing a magnetically-actuated fluidic valve to use in trauma patients suffering from hemorrhage. more
Self-assembling system uses magnets to mimic specific binding in DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Physicists are using the binding power of magnets to design self-assembling systems that potentially can be created in nanoscale form. more
Self-assembling system uses magnets to mimic specific binding in DNA  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers are using the binding power of magnets to design self-assembling systems that potentially can be created in nanoscale form. more
Magnetic storms: A window to the past  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Audrey Schillings recently defended her doctoral thesis about atmospheric loss from Earth and how it varies with solar wind conditions. Audrey was employed at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics and enrolled at Luleå... more
NASA rockets study why tech goes haywire near poles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Each second, 1.5 million tons of solar material shoot off of the Sun and out into space, traveling at hundreds of miles per second. Known as the solar wind, this... more
Observation of exceptional points in magnonic parity-time symmetry devices  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians may still have real eigenvalues, provided that a combined parity-time (Ʈ) symmetry exists. The prospect of Ʈ symmetry has been explored in several physical systems such as photonics,... more
New method for using spin waves in magnetic materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In order to miniaturize individual components of mobile phones or computers, for example, magnetic waves are currently regarded as promising alternatives to conventional data transmission functioning by means of electric... more
New method for using spin waves in magnetic materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Smaller, faster, more energy-efficient—this is the goal that developers of electronic devices have been working towards for years. In order to be able to miniaturize individual components of mobile phones... more
Spacewalk excursion to extend the life of a powerful spectrometer  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One of the largest human-made permanent magnets in space resides on the International Space Station (ISS), and it's helping scientists better understand the origins of our universe. The... more
New method for using spin waves in magnetic materials  nanowerk · 3 weeks
In order to miniaturize individual components of mobile phones or computers, for example, magnetic waves are currently regarded as promising alternatives to conventional data transmission functioning by means of electric... more
Reflecting on the first #SpacewalkForAMS  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and his spacewalking partner NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan completed the first spacewalk to service the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) on 15 November... more
Magnetic wave flows under better control from now on  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Even faster processors with even smaller dimensions? Wherever neither electronics nor spintronics can cope with performance or miniaturization, magnonics comes to the rescue. But before that happens, scientists must learn... more
Direct observation of van der Waals stacking-dependent interlayer magnetism  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Controlling the crystal structure is a powerful approach for manipulating the fundamental properties of solids. In van der Waals materials, this control can be achieved by modifying the stacking order... more
Shimmering skies signal space weather  ESA · 3 weeks
Image: The Aurora, seen here dancing above Svalbard in Norway, is the most beautiful result of space weather on Earth.The lights, most commonly found at polar... more
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer measurements unveil properties of cosmic helium  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) collaboration, a large group of researchers from CERN and other institutes worldwide, has recently presented a series of precision measurements of the properties of cosmic... more
Watch live: second #SpacewalkForAMS  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano will take the lead spacewalking role yet again on 22 November as he and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan go beyond the International Space Station... more
Magnetic wave flows under better control from now on  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Even faster processors with even smaller dimensions? Wherever neither electronics nor spintronics can cope with performance or miniaturization, magnonics comes to the rescue. But before that happens, scientists must learn... more
The first high-speed straight motion of magnetic skyrmion at room temperature demonstrated  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a formation and current-induced motion of synthetic antiferromagnetic magnetic skyrmions. The established findings are expected to... more
New glassy carbon electrode makes deep brain stimulation safer for patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Imagine having an electrode embedded in your brain in a surgical procedure that involves drilling holes in your skull to implant it. Now imagine going through... more
First high-speed straight motion of magnetic skyrmion at room temperature demonstrated  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a formation and current-induced motion of synthetic antiferromagnetic magnetic skyrmions. The established findings are expected to pave the... more
A very good start  ESA · 4 weeks
Image: The first spacewalk to service the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) could not have gone better. Lead spacewalker ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is imaged here hitching a ride... more
The first high-speed straight motion of magnetic skyrmions at room temperature demonstrated  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at Tohoku University have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a formation and current-induced motion of synthetic antiferromagnetic magnetic skyrmions. The findings are... more
Earth's magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Data from ESA's Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie "song" that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm. more
Development of magneto-optic effect measurement device using dual-comb spectroscopy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Professor Kaoru Minoshima from the University of Electro-Communications and NEOARK Corporation have succeeded in prototyping a greatly improved magneto-optic effect measurement device as part of the ERATO MINOSHIMIA Intelligent Optical... more
Blowing bubbles: Scientist confirms novel way to launch and drive current in fusion plasmas  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An obstacle to generating fusion reactions inside facilities called tokamaks is that producing the current in plasma that helps create... more
Algorithm may improve brain-controlled prostheses and exoskeletons  MIT · 4 weeks
An improved method for magnet tracking enables high-speed wireless tracking through various materials. more
The foreshock in Earth’s magnetic environment  ESA · 4 weeks
Image: In this image, Earth is the dot to the left of the image and the large arc around it is our planet’s magnetic... more
Earth’s magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm  ESA · 4 weeks
Data from ESA’s Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie ‘song’ that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm. more
Replay of first #SpacewalkForAMS  ESA · 4 weeks
Video: 07:00:52 On Friday 15 November, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA's Andrew Morgan exited the Space Station airlock on the first of at least four spacewalks to... more
Natural van der Waals heterostructural single crystals with both magnetic and topological properties  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Heterostructures having both magnetism and topology are promising materials for the realization of exotic topological quantum states while challenging in synthesis and... more
Evidence found of magnetic reconnection generating spicules on the sun  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers has found evidence that magnetic reconnection is the source of spicule generation on the surface of the sun. In their paper published in... more
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