September 11th, 2007

Jungleboy Transparent

15 more minutes of fame... well a few seconds, anyway.

The New York Times has published an article about our work and about my inimitable manager, Dr. Stuart Parkin.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/11/technology/11storage.html?th&emc=th

I've got a mention by name in there, too.

ETA: Mr Markoff does a pretty good job of describing our racetrack project, but is off slightly: what he describes as working to "...use electric current to slide infinitesimally small magnets up and down along each of the wires to be read and written as digital ones and zeros."
is actually about moving a magnetic pattern (technically, a patterned series of magnetic domain walls) along a magnetic nanowire by using spin-polarized electric current.