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MODERN TRENDS IN SEMICONDUCTOR SPINTRONICS

Emmanuel I. Rashba

in Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews the fundamentals of semiconductor spintronics and recent developments in this field. In order to manipulate and control the electron spin, such methods as electrical spin ... More


NUCLEAR AND MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS IN FREE MOLECULES

Norman F. Ramsey

in Molecular Beams

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520214
eISBN:
9780191706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520214.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the interactions of different components with each other. The magnetic moment of one nucleus in a molecule can interact directly with the magnetic field from another nucleus in ... More


Electron Spin Precession Mode Locking and Nuclei-Induced Frequency Focusing

M. M. Glazov

in Electron & Nuclear Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807308
eISBN:
9780191845093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807308.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter addresses a rich variety of effects in spin dynamics arising under the conditions of pump-probe experiments. Here we consider the case where the electron spin is injected by a periodic ... More


Spin Current

Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh, and Takashi Kimura (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199600380
eISBN:
9780191775062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600380.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance effect in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a new branch of physics and technology, called spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, where the flow ... More


Optically induced and detected spin current

A. Hirohata

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199600380
eISBN:
9780191775062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600380.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents an alternative method of injecting spin-polarised electrons into a nonmagnetic semiconductor through photoexcitation. This method uses circularly polarised light, whose energy ... More


Magnetization switching due to nonlocal spin injection

Kimura T. and Otani Y.

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199600380
eISBN:
9780191775062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600380.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses and presents a schematic illustration of nonlocal spin injection. In this case, the spin-polarised electrons are injected from the ferromagnet and are extracted from the ... More


Optically Induced and Detected Spin Current

A. Hirohata and J.-Y. Kim

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents an alternative method of injecting spin-polarized electrons into a nonmagnetic semiconductor through photoexcitation. This method uses circularly-polarized light, whose energy ... More


Spin processes

B. K. Ridley FRS

in Quantum Processes in Semiconductors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199677214
eISBN:
9780191760624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677214.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

An intrinsic property of the electron is its spin and associated magnetic moment. At equilibrium all electrons have the same charge, but only half have the same spin. Spin transport depends on the ... More


Experimental observation of the spin Hall effect using electronic nonlocal detection

S. O. Valenzuela and T. Kimura

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199600380
eISBN:
9780191775062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600380.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter shows how the spin Hall effect (SHE) has been described as a source of spin-polarised electrons for electronic applications without the need for ferromagnets or optical injection. ... More


Magnetization switching due to nonlocal spin injection

T. Kimura and Y. Otani

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses and presents a schematic illustration of nonlocal spin injection. In this case, the spin-polarized electrons are injected from the ferromagnet and are extracted from the ... More


Heisenberg’s Derivation of the Pauli Exclusion Principle: The Stability of Matter and the Periodic Table

Jim Baggott

in The Quantum Cookbook: Mathematical Recipes for the Foundations for Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198827856
eISBN:
9780191866579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827856.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Despite the success of Schrödinger’s description of the H-atom, it became apparent that the spectrum of the simplest multi-electron atom—helium—could not be so readily explained. And the spectra of ... More


Experimental observation of the spin Hall effect using electronic nonlocal detection

S. O. Valenzuela and T. Kimura

in Spin Current

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter shows how the spin Hall effect (SHE) has been described as a source of spin-polarized electrons for electronic applications without the need for ferromagnets or optical injection. ... More


Dirac’s Derivation of the Relativistic Wave Equation: Electron Spin and Antimatter

Jim Baggott

in The Quantum Cookbook: Mathematical Recipes for the Foundations for Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198827856
eISBN:
9780191866579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827856.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The problem of electron spin was in some way connected with special relativity. Dirac’s fascination with relativity and his already burgeoning reputation made the search for a fully relativistic form ... More


Measurement of reactive species

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter describes the fundamental principles behind the detection and measurement of reactive species (RS) in vivo, as well as the quantification of the damage that they can do to biomolecules ... More


Visualizability and Intelligibility: Insight Into the Quantum World

Henk W. de Regt

in Understanding Scientific Understanding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190652913
eISBN:
9780190652944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652913.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter investigates the relation between visualizability and intelligibility, by means of an in-depth study of the transition from classical physics to quantum physics in the first decades of ... More


Spin Current

Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh, and Takashi Kimura (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance effect in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a new branch of physics and technology, called spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, where the flow ... More


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