Spintronics – MRAM advancing to Gigabit capacity

Toshiba Corporation today announced important breakthroughs in key technologies for magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM), a promising, next-generation semiconductor memory device. Cell Structure. A material with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, which is used for recording media and a type of cobalt-iron, is employed in the magnetic layer, with magnesium oxide in the insulating layer and cobalt-iron-boron …

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Where is mechanosynthesis? In progress but underfunded.

IEEE Spectrum asks where is my mechanosynthesis? Richard Smalley proposed a carbon nanotube energy grid back in 1995 digg_url= ‘http://advancednano.blogspot.com/2007/09/where-is-mechanosynthesis-in-progress.html’; digg_skin =’compact’;reddit_url=’http://advancednano.blogspot.com/2007/09/where-is-mechanosynthesis-in-progress.html’reddit_url=advancednano.blogspot.com/2007/09/where-is-mechanosynthesis-in-progress.html Where is this carbon nanotube energy grid ?Where is there even one test of commercial carbon nanotube quantum wiring ?They received at least $11 million to work specifically on this project. Billions have …

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Uranium from coal flyash waste

A company Wildhorse is going to study extracting Uranium from coal flyash. From the 50 million tons/year of flyash that is generated in Europe, there is 100 to 300 ppm uranium. This would be 5,000 to 15000 tons of Uranium that could be recovered. The US generates over 100 million tons of flyash each year …

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China’s economy

A pdf discussing China’s statistics Here is a pdf from Carlsten Holz that examines different China economic growth projections The World Trade Organization data shows that China surpassed the USA in terms of trade in 2006. China’s global trade exceeded $1.758 trillion at the end of 2006.[12]. It first broke the 1 trillion mark ($1.15 …

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