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Spintronics (a neologism meaning "spin transport electronics"), also known as magnetoelectronics, is an emerging technology that exploits the intrinsic spin of the electron and its associated magnetic moment, in addition to its fundamental electronic charge, in solid-state devices. More information on spintronics can be found here.
Topological Spintronics: from the Haldane Phase to Spin Devices
31 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nitin Samarth
e provide a perspective on the recent emergence of “topological spintronics,” which relies on the existence of helical Dirac electrons in condensed matter. Spin‐ and angle‐resolved...
Valley Dependent g-factors in Silicon: Role of Spin-Orbit and Micromagnets
13 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rajib Rahman
In this talk I will show that spin splittings in silicon quantum dots are inherently valley-dependent. Interface disorder, such as monoatomic steps, can strongly affect the intrinsic spin-orbit...
Prospects for Using Magnetic Insulators in Spintronics
29 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mingzhong Wu
This presentation consists of two parts, which together will provide some perspective on the future of using magnetic insulators in spintronics. The first part will touch on the feasibility...
Atomistic Modeling of Nano Devices: From Qubits to Transistors
13 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rajib Rahman
In this talk, I will describe such a framework that can capture complex interactions ranging from exchange and spin-orbit-valley coupling in spin qubits to non-equilibrium charge transport in...
Ultrafast Optical Measurements of Spin Polarization in Semiconductors
29 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vanessa Sih
n this talk, I will describe optical techniques that can measure the magnitude and direction of spin-orbit fields and electrically-generated spin polarization in non-magnetic semiconductors and...
Spin Lifetime Dependence on Valley Splitting in Thin Silicon Films
15 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joydeep Ghosh, Dmitri Osintsev, Viktor Sverdlov, S. Selberherr
IWCE 2015 presentation. the electron spin properties are promising for future spin-driven devices. in contrast to charge, spin is not a conserved quantity, and having sufficiently long spin...
Modular Approach to Spintronics
28 Apr 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kerem Yunus Camsari
There has been enormous progress in the last two decades, effectively combining spintronics and magnetics into a powerful force that is shaping the field of memory devices. New materials and...
Symmetry, Dimension, and Spin: Understanding transport in 2D 'phosphorene'
03 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ian Appelbaum
Despite its low atomic number and inversion symmetry, recent electronic measurements demonstrate that (group-IV) graphene has a greatly disappointing spin lifetime, corroborated by theory showing...
Non-Local Inverse Spin Hall Effect Experiment
26 Oct 2014 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kerem Yunus Camsari, Samiran Ganguly
The Modular Spintronics Library can be used to model a wide variety of devices and experimental structures. Here we present such an experimental structure that can be used to characterize the...
Non-Local RSO Datta-Das Spin Transistor
Spin-orbit coupling phenomena in semiconductor materials constitute an important avenue for spintronics. The "Rashba Effect" that is commonly observed in III‐V...
Magnetic Tunnel Junction Lab
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11 Feb 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Samiran Ganguly, Deepanjan Datta, Chen Shang, Sankarsh Ramadas, Sayeef Salahuddin, Supriyo Datta
Calculate Resistance, Tunneling Magneto Resistance, Spin Torques, and Switching characteristics of a Magnetic Tunnel Junction
Course on Beyond CMOS Computing
06 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov
Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) field effect transistors (FET) underpinned the development of electronics and information technology for the last 30 years. In an amazing saga of...
All-Spin Logic Devices
19 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Behtash Behinaein
We propose a spintronic device that uses spin at every
stage of its operation: input and output information are
represented by the magnetization of nanomagnets which
Spin Transport and Topological Insulators I
29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
A major development of the last two decades, the physical and
conceptual integration of what used to be two distinct unrelated
fields, namely spintronics and magnetics.
Spin Transport and Topological Insulators II
19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Performance of Magnetic Quantum Cellular Automata and Limitations due to Thermal Noise
02 Jun 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Ajey Jacob, Dmitri Nikonov
Operation parameters of magnetic quantum cellular automata are evaluated for the purposes of
reliable logic operation. The dynamics if nanomagnets is simulated via Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert...
Putting the Electron’s Spin to Work
14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Daniel Ralph
I will discuss recent progress in experimental techniques to control the orientations of nanoscale magnetic moments and electron spins, and to use these new means of control for applications. One...
The Elusive Spin Transistor
11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
This presentation is a short introductory tutorial on spin-transistors.
Control of Spin Precession in a Datta-Das Transistor Structure
11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hyun Cheol Koo
Transistors Switch onto Spin
Using the spin of an electron in addition to, or instead of, the charge properties is believed to have many benefits in terms of speed, power-cost, and integration...
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
18 Jan 2011 | Workshops
Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.