Quantitative Measurement of Magnetization (image) University of Basel Share Print E-Mail Caption A diamond quantum sensor is used to determine the magnetic properties of individual atomic layers of the material chromium triiodide in a quantitative manner. It was shown that the direction of the spins in successive layers alternate in the layers. Credit University of Basel, Department of Physics Usage Restrictions With current release only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.