nothin new- The 3rd copper atom is caught betwen the magnetic fields of the other two copper atoms- This effect can be duplicated by a 3rd grader with 3 iron magnets whereby the middle magnet will wobble forever because it can`t make up its mind which way to go,...Nothin` new-
What's new is that this effect is found inside an otherwise uniform liquid crystal, and activated in a controlled manner via electrical excitation.
Other than that, a 3rd grader could do it.
posted on 12/21/2012 10:22:22 AM PST
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This has already been done in doped uniform plastics by the Russians in 1983. cf IEEE. They used it in microwave frequencies as a filter.
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