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Magnetic charge crystals imaged in artificial spin ice
August 28, 2013
A team of scientists has reported direct visualization of magnetic charge crystallization in an artificial spin ice material, a first in the study of a relatively new class of frustrated artificial magnetic materials-by-design known as "Artificial Spin Ice." These charges are analogs to electrical charges, with possible applications in magnetic memories and devices.
University of Illinois College of Engineering
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