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Magnetism in flatland

A pair of two-dimensional materials have been shown to exhibit ferromagnetism — the familiar type of magnetism found in iron bar magnets. Such materials could have applications from sensing to data storage. See Letters p.265 & p.270

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Samarth, N. Magnetism in flatland. Nature 546, 216–217 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/546216a

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