TITLE

IBM Explores Atom-Scale Magnetism

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Electronic News;4/3/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 14, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a new technique for the exploration and controlling magnetism at its fundamental atomic level developed by IBM scientists. The development enables the firm to position atoms and measure and control their magnetic interactions according to Andreas Heinrich, research staff member at the Almaden Research Center of IBM in San Jose, California. Chains of up to 10 manganese atoms on top of thin electrically insulating surface were created by IBM researchers for the technique development.
ACCESSION #
20522558

 

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