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Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials


June 5, 2013

3D rendering of stable manganese gallium nitride Ten years ago, scientists were convinced that a combination of manganese and gallium nitride could be a key material to create spintronics, the next generation of electronic devices that operate on properties found at the nanoscale. Full Story

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