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9/19/2013 01:08 PM EDT
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resistion
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Spin strong enough?
resistion   9/20/2013 7:41:28 AM
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Spin is a very weak modulator of resistance, maybe a factor of two for STT MRAM, it doesn't seem to cut it as a switch.

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Shielding
DrFPGA   9/22/2013 11:17:12 PM
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Shielding would seem to be an issue if you are running switching currents nearby. Won't you get the natural magnetic effects interfeering with the electrons? Might be a silly question- just let me know...

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R_Colin_Johnson   9/23/2013 3:48:24 AM
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You are right. All sorts of EMI interference will be a factor in systems that substitute spin-state for charge as their binary encoding, but first they have got to get the spintronic transistors actually working!

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