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A magnetic facelift for non-magnetic metals

Copper and manganese have been engineered to show magnetism at room temperature in thin films interfaced with organic molecules. The findings show promise for developing new magnetic materials. See Letter p.69

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Figure 1: Magnetic copper–buckyball interfaces.

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Raman, K., Moodera, J. A magnetic facelift for non-magnetic metals. Nature 524, 42–43 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/524042a

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