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February 28th, 2008

Magnetic atoms of gold, silver and copper have been obtained

Abstract:
An international team led by Physics and Chemistry teams from the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and directed by Professor Jose Javier Saiz Garitaonandia, has achieved, by means of a controlled chemical process, that atoms of gold, silver and copper - intrinsically non-magnetic (not attracted to a magnet) - become magnetic. The article has been published in the February issue of Nanoletters (Vol.8, No. 2, 661-667 (2008)).

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