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June 22nd, 2004

Physicists Build New Microscope to Study Electron Spin

Paul Thibado, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, won a $370,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to measure the properties of a spin-based transistor using a customized, two-tip Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) system. This work builds on a previous NSF grant of $760,000, which was used to create the customized STM.


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