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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is spintronics
Spintronics is an emerging field of nanoscale electronics involving the detection and manipulation of electron spin. Electron spin can be detected as a magnetic field having either of two orientations, known as down and up. Exploiting spin states provides an additional two binary states so that a bit can have four possible states.
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