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Spin spotting

Being able to measure electronic spin is essential for future technologies such as 'spintronics'. The combination of two imaging methods for effective spin-detection has now been demonstrated.

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Figure 1: Spin detection through the union of high-resolution microscopy and resonance techniques.


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Manoharan, H. Spin spotting. Nature 416, 24–25 (2002).

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