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Research team led by Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory develops highly-sensitive readout detector for Si-CMOS based quantum computer

14 September 2018

Work led by Hitachi in collaboration with UCL and the Robinson Lab has led to the development of a new superconducting detector with a charge sensitivity of 1.3 µe/√Hz. Find out more here and see Physical Review Applied 10 , 014018 (2018) .

U Cambridge Offers Evidence of Pure Spin Currents

11 September 2018

Superconductor Week, August 31, 2018 Vol. 32, No. 7

Some superconductors can also carry currents of ‘spin’

27 April 2018

We have shown that certain superconductors – materials that carry electrical current with zero resistance at very low temperatures – can also carry currents of ‘spin’. The successful combination of superconductivity and spin could lead to a revolution in high-performance computing, by dramatically reducing energy consumption.

Superconductivity offers tantalising changes from electricity to transport

10 January 2018

Group's work on superconducting graphene on an oxide high temperature superconductor noted in the Financial Times

The Electron Manifesto

28 October 2017

Focused article - Electron Manifesto - on group's work on superconducting spintronics in Research Horizons, the University of Cambridge’s research magazine.

The Electron Manifesto: transforming high performance computing with 'spintronics'

18 August 2017

Electron ‘spin’ could hold the key to managing the world’s growing data demands without consuming huge amounts of energy. Now, researchers have shown that energy-efficient superconductors can power devices designed to achieve this. What once seemed an impossible marriage of superconductivity and spin may be about to transform high performance computing.

EPSRC-JSPS Core-to-Core

9 April 2017

Awarded 5-year EPSRC-JSPS Core-to-Core Grant on "International network to explore novel superconductivity at advanced oxide superconductor/magnet interfaces and in nanodevices"

Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

25 January 2017

Researchers have found a way to trigger the innate, but previously hidden, ability of graphene to act as a superconductor.

Wonderkoolstof grafeen blijkt ook supergeleider

25 January 2017

de volkskrant discusses group's work on p-wave triggered superconductivity in single layer graphene