Research & Development

Astroid Clocking: A New Method to Control Magnetic Dynamics in Nanomagnets

Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology found a new way to make small, targeted changes in a magnetic system called artificial spin ice (ASI). ASIs are materials with a wide range of emergent properties, such as computation. Controlling when, where, and how their magnetic domains change can be crucial for technological applications like physical reservoir computing […]


Magnetic Insight Primes for Growth in Magnetic Particle Imaging Technology 

Magnetic Insight, a pioneering developer of magnetic particle imaging technology, has made significant advancements recently as it prepares to make the big jump from pre-clinical to clinical use. The company reports several developments including the appointment of Chris Raanes as the new CEO and $3 million in grant funding. The funds include a joint grant with The University of California at Berkeley to dramatically improve the spatial resolution of MPI, and a National Institute of Health grant to drive the sensitivity of MPI to the physics limits. […]

e-Power Technology

Polyphase Wireless Transfer for EV Charging Reaches New Levels at ORNL 

Using polyphase electromagnetic coupling coils with rotating magnetic fields to boost the power, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated breakthrough performance for wireless charging of electric vehicles. A recent series of prototype demonstrations have established the effectiveness of the technology, which ORNL is seeking to license to manufacturers. More research is focused on developing even higher power levels suitable for larger vehicles, getting the system to mass production-level readiness and exploring more applications. […]


Biomagnetism Leaders & Upstarts Converge in Sydney 

If the multifaceted dimensions of biomagnetism intrigue you, then Sydney down under would be a good place to hang out in August, especially from the 26th to 29th when BioMag 2024 takes place. The conference encompasses the intricate measurement of magnetic signals emanating from the human body with a special emphasis on brain activity and magnetic sensor technology. Speakers and attendees join to pursue the profound impact and scientific advancement of biomagnetism in cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuroscience and cardiology. […]