Fast-spinning spheres show nanoscale systems’ secrets


02/14/2018 11:53 AM EST

magnetic particles set to go for a spin

A Rice University lab studies the effects of a spinning magnetic field on magnetically responsive particles. The findings could help researchers use these colloidal particles as models for 2-D materials whose enhanced properties have led to improved performance in applications ranging from electronics, data storage, catalysis and photonics.

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