Published on : Dec 13, 2018
It is widely believed that superconductivity and magnetism cannot coexist in the same sample. For building supercomputers, however, both are required to co-exist. Supercomputers built on such techniques are different from conventional power-guzzling semiconductor technology seeing heat loss. It shows the perfect combination of both states where lossless electrical transfer within magnetic field is possible. Researchers have enhanced the storage density on inbuilt circuit chips which controls the energy consumption in computing centers.
In computers, creating and transferring electrical signals while processing information results in heat waste. The heat dissipation requires cooling system in order to reduce the temperature in the building blocks. Supercomputers help to overcome the challenges of heat management and also reduces waste heat while telecommunicating and data processing.
Supercomputers Reveal New Way of Understanding Nature of Materials
Scientists have discovered a new way of transporting magnetically encoded information without generating heat. Using electrical spin instead of electrical charge showed a positive result on dissipation-free charge transport in superconducting blocks. This discovery reveals the possibility of bringing superconductors into contact with magnetic materials. The concept of parallel spinning electrons can be bound in pairs to carry the supercurrent through magnets helps in inventing supercomputers.
To find out the best possible result, researchers are carrying out their experiments with Aluminium and Europiumsulfide, which are accordingly, superconductor and ferromagnetic insulator. This experiment will help the researchers in the future to describe even more complex samples and electrical circuits. This experimental-theoretical collaboration is predicted to reveal some potential superconducting spintronic for replacing semiconductor technology.