Electrical detection of spin precession in a metallic mesoscopic spin valve

@article{Jedema2002ElectricalDO,
  title={Electrical detection of spin precession in a metallic mesoscopic spin valve},
  author={Friso Jedema and Hubert B. Heersche and A. T. Filip and Jochem J. A. Baselmans and Bart Jan van Wees},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={416},
  pages={713-716}
}
To study and control the behaviour of the spins of electrons that are moving through a metal or semiconductor is an outstanding challenge in the field of ‘spintronics’, where possibilities for new electronic applications based on the spin degree of freedom are currently being explored. Recently, electrical control of spin coherence and coherent spin precession during transport was studied by optical techniques in semiconductors. Here we report controlled spin precession of electrically injected… 
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