Magnetic devices articles from across Nature Portfolio

Magnetic devices are components for creating, manipulating or detecting magnetic fields. This can include magnetic memories, magnetometers and devices for magneto-optics. Magnetism can also play a central role in spintronic devices.

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    The combination of optical lithography with a transfer technique based on a sacrificial substrate enables the creation of a 3D-racetrack memory made from state-of-the-art spintronic materials.

    • Amalio Fernández-Pacheco
    •  & Claire Donnelly
    Nature Nanotechnology 17, 1038-1039
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    An artificial spin ice, containing two types of nanomagnets, can perform reservoir computing with minor magnetic field loops and spin wave spectra acting as inputs and outputs, respectively.

    • Laura J. Heyderman
    Nature Nanotechnology 17, 435-436
  • News & Views |

    In-memory computing chips based on magnetoresistive random-access memory devices can provide energy-efficient hardware for machine learning tasks.

    • Qiming Shao
    • , Zhongrui Wang
    •  & J. Joshua Yang
  • Research Highlights |

    By understanding the magnetic properties of purely organic thin films, opportunities are presented to employ new characteristics in myriad applications.

    • Colette Whitfield
  • News & Views |

    Solid-state hydrogen gating of a ferrimagnetic metal enables independent reversal of Néel and magnetization vectors by an electric field.

    • Morgan Trassin
    •  & John T. Heron
    Nature Nanotechnology 16, 953-954