Atomic Jenga could turn domestic refrigerators green

 作者:屋庐亍     |      日期:2017-10-24 06:01:00
By Kate McAlpine in Los Angeles, US FOR some materials, magnetism is like an atomic version of Jenga. Remove a few atoms from one place and their magnetic properties remain standing, but pull out others and these properties collapse. The discovery not only changes our understanding of magnetism, it could also speed the development of eco-friendly magnetic refrigeration. “Remove some atoms from a material and its magnetic properties remain,