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Silicon-compatible antiferromagnets switch on

An electric current can be used to switch the magnetization of an antiferromagnetic material that could be integrated with silicon technology.

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Fig. 1: Electrical switching of an antiferromagnet.

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Reiss, G., Meinert, M. Silicon-compatible antiferromagnets switch on. Nat Electron 3, 75–76 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-020-0373-4

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