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September 19th, 2006

Scientist wins European award for 'spintronic' microchip design

Abstract:
Professor Russell Cowburn from Imperial College London's Department of Physics picked up the €100,000 award for using nanotechnology to reproduce the key functions of semiconductor electronics in microchips using only the 'spin' of electrons, a quantum property.

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