Ultrathin vdW Ferromagnet at Room Temperature (MIT)

A technical paper titled “Current-induced switching of a van der Waals ferromagnet at room temperature” was published by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Abstract: "Recent discovery of emergent magnetism in van der Waals magnetic materials (vdWMM) has broadened the material space for developing spintronic devices for energy-efficient computation. While there has... » read more

Phononic and Magnonic Properties of 1D MoI3 Nanowires

A new technical paper titled "Elemental excitations in MoI3 one-dimensional van der Waals nanowires" was published by researchers at NIST, UC Riverside, University of Georgia, Theiss Research Inc, and Stanford University. "We described here the elemental excitations in crystals of MoI3 a vdW [van der Waals] material with a true-1D crystal structure. Our measurements reveal anomalous temperat... » read more

Current Knowledge & Future Development In 2D Magnetic Materials Research

Abstract: "Magnetism in two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) materials has recently emerged as one of the most promising areas in condensed matter research, with many exciting emerging properties and significant potential for applications ranging from topological magnonics to low-power spintronics, quantum computing, and optical communications. In the brief time after their discovery, 2D... » read more