Clear as (quasi) crystal: Scientists discover the first ferromagnetic quasicrystals

Journal Reference: Ryuji Tamura, Asuka Ishikawa, Shintaro Suzuki, Takahiro Kotajima, Yujiro Tanaka, Takehito Seki, Naoya Shibata, Tsunetomo Yamada, Takenori Fujii, Chin-Wei Wang, Maxim Avdeev, Kazuhiro Nawa, Daisuke Okuyama, Taku J. Sato. Experimental Observation of Long-Range Magnetic Order in Icosahedral Quasicrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c09954 But their potential applications remain uncertain … Read more

Spintronics: Exotic ferromagnetic order in two-dimensions

Journal Reference: Amilcar Bedoya-Pinto, Jing-Rong Ji, Avanindra K. Pandeya, Pierluigi Gargiani, Manuel Valvidares, Paolo Sessi, James M. Taylor, Florin Radu, Kai Chang, Stuart S. P. Parkin. Intrinsic 2D-XY ferromagnetism in a van der Waals monolayer. Science, 2021; 374 (6567): 616 DOI: 10.1126/science.abd5146 The thinnest materials in the world are only a single atom thick. These … Read more

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