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Bidirectional magnetic nanowire shift register

O'Brien, L., Read, Daniel ORCID:, Zeng, H. T., Lewis, E. R., Petit, D. and Cowburn, R. P. 2009. Bidirectional magnetic nanowire shift register. Applied Physics Letters 95 (23) , 232502. 10.1063/1.3271683

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We experimentally demonstrate a shift register based on an open-ended chain of ferromagnetic NOT gates which can support bidirectional data flow. Up to eight data bits are electrically input to the device, stored for extended periods without power, and then output either in a first in first out or last in first out scheme. Comparing to traditional transistor-based logic, this bidirectionality offers a range of devices that are reversible and not limited to only one mode of operation.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords: ferromagnetism, logic gates, magnetic logic, magnetic storage, nanowires, shift registers
Additional Information: 3 pp.
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
ISSN: 0003-6951
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2022 14:05

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