Charge Redistribution and Spin Polarization Driven by Correlation Induced Electron Exchange in Chiral Molecules

  title={Charge Redistribution and Spin Polarization Driven by Correlation Induced Electron Exchange in Chiral Molecules},
  author={Jonas Fransson},
  journal={Nano Letters},
  pages={3026 - 3032}
  • J. Fransson
  • Published 1 March 2021
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Nano Letters
Chiral induced spin selectivity is a phenomenon that has been attributed to chirality, spin–orbit interactions, and nonequilibrium conditions, while the role of electron exchange and correlations have been investigated only marginally until very recently. However, as recent experiments show that chiral molecules acquire a finite spin-polarization merely by being in contact with a metallic surface, these results suggest that electron correlations play a more crucial role for the emergence of the… 

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