JARA-FIT Annual Report 2015The JARA-FIT Annual Report 2015 is now available.
Cartography of the Spin-Orbit-InteractionUtilizing 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...
ERC Grants for Five outstanding ResearchersFive outstanding researchers received a ERC Consolidator Grant respectively a ERC Advanced Grant.
JARA Passes Next MilestoneAachen/Jülich. On 1 April, the SuperC building of RWTH Aachen University hosted an event for the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA). The new JARA institutes, in which scientists from Aachen and Jülich will work on pressing issues of our time, were presented to an audience of about 90. At the same time, the directors of the collegially managed institutes were appointed JARA professors. Excellent early-career scientists were also honoured by JARA prizes for young researchers: JARA Best Master and JARA Excellent Junior.
“MAGicSky”: Research into Energy-Efficient Computer DevicesIn “Magnetic Skyrmions for Future Nanospintronic Devices”, or “MAGicSky” for short, scientists from France, Germany, Great Britain and Switzerland are pursuing an innovative concept for novel computer components based on magnetic vortices known as skyrmions.