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Submitted by von_rick
von_rick (944421) writes "From the article: "Our main achievement is that we applied this [vanadium tetracyanoethanide] polymer-based magnet semiconductor as a spin polarizer — meaning we could save data (spin up and down) on it using a tiny magnetic field — and a spin detector — meaning we could read the data back," Jung-Woo Yoo said.

A memory unit that is lighter and draws lower power levels would be a good replacement for conventional semiconductors. However, since the spins are controlled by application of magnetic fields, this technology would be susceptible to strong magnetic fields just like the magnetic tape memories. The article also mentions that the heat generated is significantly low, so it could be made to operate at higher frequencies, if technology permits, without the risk of overheating."

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