# Conversion between electron spin and microscopic atomic rotation

@article{Hamada2020ConversionBE, title={Conversion between electron spin and microscopic atomic rotation}, author={Masato Hamada and Shuichi Murakami}, journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics}, year={2020} }

We theoretically investigate the microscopic mechanism of conversion between the electron spin and the microscopic local rotation of atoms in crystals. In phonon modes with angular momenta, the atoms microscopically rotate around their equilibrium positions in crystals. In a simple toy model with phonons, we calculate the spin expectation value by using the adiabatic series expansion. We show that the time-averaged spin magnetization is generated by the microscopic local rotation of atoms via…

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