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University of California - Berkeley

Magnetic Computer Chip

Caption: Nanomagnetic computers use tiny bar magnets to store and process information. The interactions between the polarized, north-south magnetic fields of closely spaced magnets allow logic operations like those in conventional transistors.

Credit: Jeffrey Bokor lab, UC Berkeley

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