Durham University to research 'magnetic skyrmions' to radically improve data storage capacities

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Peter Hatton, professor of physics at Durham University
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Peter Hatton, professor of physics at Durham University

University lands £7m grant to research skyrmions, a quantum-mechanical state of matter that was only discovered in 2009

Durham University has landed a £7m grant to conduct research into 'nanosize magnetic whirlpools' or 'magnetic skyrmions', a branch of quantum mechanics that could drastically improve data storage capacities...

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