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Molecular Magnets
The image shows polyocometallat (Mo72Fe30), a spherical molecule with 30 magnetic centres.  This type of magnetic molecule with nanoscale dimensions should one day be useful for highly efficient data storage in the field of information technology or in quantum computing.

Research in nanomagnetism at the research divisions Neutron Scattering (PGI-4/JCNS-2) and Electronic Properties (PGI-6)

Source: Forschungszentrum Jülich