Magnetism
Einstein-de Haas effect has a central role in ultrafast demagnetization processes  SCIENCE DAILY · 54 minutes
The Einstein-de Haas effect, first demonstrated more than a century ago, provides an intriguing link between magnetization and rotation in ferromagnetic materials. Researchers have now found... more
The magnetic north pole is moving, causing navigation issues  CBC · 9 hours
In recent decades, the Earth's magnetic north pole has drifted rapidly from Canada's coast toward Russia, causing navigation... more
Einstein–de Haas effect offers new insight into a puzzling magnetic phenomenon  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
More than 100 years ago, Albert Einstein and Wander Johannes de Haas discovered that when they used a magnetic field to flip the magnetic state of... more
Comprehensive model captures entire life cycle of solar flares  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
A team of scientists has, for the first time, used a single, cohesive computer model to simulate the entire life cycle of a solar flare: from the buildup of energy... more
Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia  SPACE.COM · 13 hours
Earth's north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. more
Researchers pioneer microfluidics-enabled manufacturing of macroscopic graphene fibers  nanowerk · 13 hours
Graphene fiber, a recently discovered member of the carbon fiber family, has potential applications in diverse technological areas, from energy storage, electronics and optics, electro-magnetics, thermal conductor and thermal management, to structural... more
Researchers pioneer microfluidics-enabled manufacturing of macroscopic graphene fibers  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
A team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a new microfluidics-assisted technique for developing high-performance macroscopic graphene fibers. Graphene fiber, a recently discovered member of the carbon fiber family, has... more
Next generation photonic memory devices are light-written, ultrafast and energy efficient  nanowerk · 1 day
Scientists have developed a hybrid technology, which shows the advantages of both light and magnetic hard drives. more
Next generation photonic memory devices are light-written, ultrafast and energy efficient  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed a 'hybrid technology' which shows the advantages of both light and magnetic hard drives. Ultra-short (femtosecond) light pulses allows data to be directly... more
Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Earth's north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. more
Real-time tracking of fluorescent magnetic spore-based microrobots for remote detection of C. diff toxins  Science Magazine · 4 days
A rapid, direct, and low-cost method for detecting bacterial toxins associated with common gastrointestinal diseases remains a great challenge despite... more
Shifting north magnetic pole forces unprecedented navigation fix  REUTERS · 4 days
Rapid shifts in the Earth's north magnetic pole are forcing researchers to make an unprecedented early update to a model... more
Next generation photonic memory devices are 'light-written,' ultrafast and energy efficient  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Light is the most energy-efficient way of moving information. Yet, light shows one big limitation: it is difficult to store. As a matter of fact, data... more
A Pong table managed to wow CES 2019  TechCrunch · 5 days
That’s not the kind of headline one expects to write going into the week. But here we are. Universal Space’s analog Pong table is a mindblower in a whole unexpected way. The... more
Observation of chiral zero mode in inhomogeneous three-dimensional Weyl metamaterials  Science Magazine · 5 days
Owing to the chirality of Weyl nodes, the Weyl systems can support one-way chiral zero modes under a strong magnetic field, which leads to nonconservation of chiral currents—the... more
Magnetar mysteries in our galaxy and beyond  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a new Caltech-led study, researchers from campus and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have analyzed pulses of radio waves coming from a magnetar—a rotating, dense, dead star with a strong magnetic field—that is... more
Inversion of a large-scale circuit model reveals a cortical hierarchy in the dynamic resting human brain  Science Magazine · 6 days
We considered a large-scale dynamical circuit model of human cerebral cortex with region-specific microscale properties. The... more
More efficient energy harvesting with magnets  nanowerk · 7 days
Scientists have developed a new magnetic generator to convert waste heat into electricity. A clever arrangement of the components has succeeded in improving the electrical yield by orders of magnitude. more
Scientists discover a process that stabilizes fusion plasmas  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research describes a newly discovered stabilizing effect of an underappreciated 1983 finding that variations in plasma temperature can influence the growth of magnetic islands that lead to disruption of fusion plasmas. more
Researchers develop miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance for oil and gas exploration  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Donhee Ham, Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, has been awarded $1.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy... more
If Iron Man played guitar at CES 2019, he'd use this watch to tune it - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The Soundbrenner Core is a smartwatch for musicians. It packs a vibrating metronome, magnetic... more
First Geomagnetic Storm of the Year Hits Earth  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A G1-class (minor) geomagnetic storm hit the Earth on Saturday, January 5, when a stream of solar wind reached our... more
These $10 iClever Sport Bluetooth headphones are perfect for workouts  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Bluetooth backup. Amazon has the iClever Sport Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones on sale for $10.49 when you use code 6C5VJHT2 during checkout. These normally sell for around $23 and... more
Controllable fast, tiny magnetic bits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For many modern technical applications, such as superconducting wires for magnetic resonance imaging, engineers want as much as possible to get rid of electrical resistance and its accompanying production of heat. more
Controllable fast, tiny magnetic bits  MIT · 2 weeks
MIT researchers show how to make and drive nanoscale magnetic quasi-particles known as skyrmions for spintronic memory devices. more
Counter-propagating charge transport in the quantum Hall effect regime  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The quantum Hall effect, observed in a two-dimensional (2D) electron gas subjected to a perpendicular magnetic field, imposes a 1D-like chiral, downstream, transport of charge carriers along the sample edges.... more
Study of zircon crystals casts doubt on evidence for early development of magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A combined team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of California has found evidence that casts... more
Innovative magnets for new energy-recovery accelerator  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When it comes to particle accelerators, magnets are one key to success. Powerful magnetic fields keep particle beams "on track" as they're ramped up to higher energy, crashed into collisions for physics experiments, or delivered to... more
Pump some sound in your ears with Audio-Technica's $59 ATH-M30x headphones  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This deal is music to my ears. Audio-Technica's ATH-M30x professional studio monitor headphones have matched the lowest price of the last year with a drop to... more
Researchers develop 128Mb STT-MRAM with world's fastest write speed for embedded memory  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A research team has successfully developed 128Mb-density STT-MRAM (spin-transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory) with a write speed of 14 ns for use in... more
Researchers develop 128Mb STT-MRAM with world's fastest write speed for embedded memory  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A research team, led by Professor Tetsuo Endoh at Tohoku University, has successfully developed 128Mb-density spin-transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory (STT-MRAM) with a... more
Nano-magnets reduce energy consumption of MRAM and AI hardware  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers efficiently control magnetic pole direction in nano-magnets using heat, amplifying microwave signals. more
Strap your phone in for the ride with Aukey's $5 air vent mount  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Go hands-free with calls, GPS and more. Use code XMASAK27 to drop the price of the Aukey air vent magnetic car phone... more
Magnetism in semiconducting molybdenum dichalcogenides  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are interesting for understanding the fundamental physics of two-dimensional (2D) materials as well as for applications to many emerging technologies, including spin electronics. Here, we report the discovery of long-range magnetic order below TM... more
Electric field control of magnetic domain wall motion via modulation of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
We show that the electric field (EF) can control the domain wall (DW) velocity in a Pt/Co/Pd asymmetric structure. With... more
High-speed transport of liquid droplets in magnetic tubular microactuators  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Magnetic field–induced droplet actuation has attracted substantial research interest in recent years. However, current magnetic-controlled liquids depend primarily on magnetic particles added to a droplet, which serves as the actuator... more
'Kondo metamagnet' is first in a family of eccentric quantum crystals   PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
There's an oddball in most families, but Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan has discovered an entire clan of eccentric compounds that could help explain the mysterious... more
Bird migration and conservation clues in robin and Turtle dove genomes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The European robin and Turtle dove have had their genetic codes sequenced and assembled for the first time by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and... more
Scientists use magnetic defects to achieve electromagnetic wave breakthrough  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have created small regions of magnetic defects. When electromagnetic plane waves interact with these defects, they are converted into helical waves, which encode more information for further materials studies. more
Magnetoresistance ratio enhancement opens door to highly sensitive magnetic field sensors  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
By creating a new multilayer structure with an enhanced magnetoresisitance ratio, researchers show that it's possible to increase the sensitivity of magnetic field sensors. more
The coming of age of plasma physics  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The story of the generation of physicists involved in the development of a sustainable energy source, controlled fusion, using a method called magnetic confinement. more
A major step closer to a viable recording material for future hard disk drives  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Magnetic recording is the primary technology underpinning today's large-scale data storage. Now, companies are racing to develop new hard disk... more
Scientists use magnetic defects to achieve electromagnetic wave breakthrough  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Surfers spend much of their time watching long waves come onto the shoreline as they attempt to catch one right as it begins to curve and break. more
Scientists use magnetic defects to achieve electromagnetic wave breakthrough  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have created small regions of magnetic defects made from nanoscale magnetic islands assembled into a grid. The plane waves interact with these defects, thereby generating helical waves. more
Mystery of Coronae Around Supermassive Black Holes Deepens  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Researchers from RIKEN have used observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to measure the strength of magnetic fields... more
Shop a selection of discounted Magformers Magnetic Tile kits from only $16  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Get building. Amazon is offering a massive selection of Magformers at a discount right now, with prices as low as $16.15. These fun geometric... more
DFT study on the electronic and magnetic properties of triangular graphene antidot lattices  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Novel spintronics applications could stem from introducing holes into graphene to form triangular antidot lattices, granting the material new magnetic properties. more
Holey graphene as Holy Grail alternative to silicon chips  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Novel spintronics applications could stem from introducing holes into graphene to form triangular antidot lattices, granting the material new magnetic properties. more
Holey graphene as Holy Grail alternative to silicon chips  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Graphene, in its regular form, does not offer an alternative to silicon chips for applications in nanoelectronics. It is known for its energy band structure, which leaves no energy gap... more
Scientists find a way to connect quantum and classical physics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Physicists from Skoltech have invented a new method for calculating the dynamics of large quantum systems. Underpinned by a combination of quantum and classical modeling, the method has... more
Magnetoresistance ratio enhancement in Heusler-based alloy opens the door to highly sensitive magnetic field sensors  nanowerk · 4 weeks
By creating a new multilayer structure with an enhanced magnetoresisitance ratio, researchers show that it?s possible to increase... more
Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers from RIKEN and JAXA have used observations from the ALMA radio observatory located in northern Chile and managed by an international consortium including the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) to... more
Magnetoresistance ratio enhancement in Heusler-based alloy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Magnetic field sensors can enhance applications that require efficient electric energy management. Improving magnetic field sensors below the picoTesla range could enable a technique to measure brain activity at room temperature with millisecond resolution—called magnetic encephalography—without... more
The influence of magnetic fields on thin film structures  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of scientists from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, together with their colleagues from Russia, Japan, and Australia, have studied the influence of inhomogeneous magnetic fields applied during the... more
Correlation between the structure and magnetic properties of ceramics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (BFU) together with an international scientific group has studied a correlation between the structure of ceramic materials based on bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3)... more
Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have used observations from the ALMA radio observatory to measure, for the first time, the strength of magnetic fields near two supermassive black holes at the centers of an important type... more
Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Using ultrasensitive magnetic probes, researchers unveil a surprising link between emergent magnetism and mechanical pressure in artificially engineered non-magnetic oxide heterostructures. more
Saturn is losing its rings at 'worst-case-scenario' rate  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 and 2 observations made decades ago. The rings are being pulled into Saturn... more
Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using very sensitive magnetic probes, an international team of researchers has found surprising evidence that magnetism which emerges at the interfaces between non-magnetic oxide thin layers can be... more
Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Advances in the technology of material growth allow fabricating sandwiches of materials with atomic precision. The interface between the two materials can sometimes exhibit physical phenomena which do... more
NASA research reveals Saturn is losing its rings at 'worst-case-scenario' rate  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 & 2 observations made decades ago. The... more
Team wins major supercomputer time to study the edge of fusion plasmas  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded major computer hours on three leading supercomputers, including the world's fastest, to a team led by... more
Astronomers Investigate a Nearby Magnetar in a Quiescent State  ASTRO WATCH · 1 month
A team of European astronomers has investigated XTE J1810-197, one of the closest magnetars to our planet, during... more
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