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+ - Magnetic 'snakes' for storage devices?

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Roland Piquepaille
Roland Piquepaille writes: "According to a weekly digest from the American Physical Society (APS), physicists at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have found that under certain conditions, magnetic particles could form magnetic 'snakes' able to control fluids. According to the researchers, this 'magnetic self-assembly phenomena may be used to make the next generation of magnetic recording media or transparent conductors based on self-assembled conducting networks of magnetic micro-particles.' By digging further inside ANL labs, it seems apparent that storage devices based on these magnetic 'snakes' will not appear on the market before a long time. This overview contains many additional details not present in the APS snippet, including pictures of these magnetic 'snakes.'"
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