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Saturday, November 2 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Pocket-size devices manipulating the quantum spin of electrons may sound like the imaginings of Golden Age pulp fiction, but this transformative technology has already made dramatic changes in our world today. IBM Research Almaden engineer Kevin Roche will introduce the basic science behind spintronics, describe the innovations already delivered by it, and touch upon its exciting promise for the future.

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Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche has been making costumes since he was 8 (and has the photographic evidence to prove it!). He was honored with the International Costumers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. In his secret identity as a research scientist at IBM's Almaden Research Center, he's hard at work wrangling giant robot vacuum chambers and electrons in the growing field of spintronics. Kevin and his husband Andy Trembley set out in 2002 to bring... Read More →

Saturday November 2, 2013 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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