German Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka paid a visit to University Hospital Aachen on 28 July, making RWTH Aachen University the first stop of her summer tour. As part of her visit, minister Wanka therefore spoke in particular with the young scientists involved in the research alliance. In three separate sessions, the minister learned about current research being conducted.

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Since autumn 2015 Prof. H. Vereecken, Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Agrosphere (IBG-3) from Jülich Research Centre and Prof. C. Clauer, Institute for Applied Geophysics and Geothermal Energy (E.ON Energy Research Center) from RWTH Aachen University, both JARA-ENERGY members, are participants in the Energy Oriented Centre of Excellence for computing applications (EoCoE, [1]).

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Utilizing the magnetic moment (spin) of an electron leads to a faster and more energy efficient processing of bits and bytes than within the actual Si-based processors. So far, manipulation experiments of the spin revealed signals which are much too small for any practical application. A possible reason for the unfavorable efficiency has now...

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