October 10, 2018

Episode 151: A New "Spin" on Information

A University of Arizona physics professor describes the principle of "spin" and how it can create more efficient information processing and storage.

AZSCI 151 Spin Novel research at the University of Arizona is exploring controlling the "spin" of electrons to help store and process information.

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A New "Spin" on Information

Episode 151: Professor Weigang Wang

Professor Weigang Wang is studying the fundamental physics of atoms, with a special focus on their magnetic properties. He and his research group are developing novel ways to control the spin of electrons, as a critical step toward creating new, energy-saving nano-switches for storing and processing information.

Prof. Weigang Wang spoke with Leslie Tolbert, PhD, Regents Professor Emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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