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Solid-state physics

A new spin on spintronics

By harnessing the way charge carriers move in a magnetic field, computing blocks based on semiconductor junctions have been made that are reconfigurable and can be interconnected to perform complex logic functions. See Letter p.72

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Salahuddin, S. A new spin on spintronics. Nature 494, 43–44 (2013).

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