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Nature Nanotechnology 3, 710 - 711 (2008)
doi:10.1038/nnano.2008.356

Subject terms: Nanomagnetism and spintronics | NEMS

Nanomechatronics: A new twist on a classic experiment

Alexey A. Kovalev1

  1. Alexey A. Kovalev is in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA.
    e-mail: akovalev@physics.ucla.edu


The interplay between angular momentum, electron spin and magnetism at the nanoscale could have applications in spintronics, transducers and actuators, as well as fundamental research.

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