Electronic measurement and control of spin transport in silicon

  title={Electronic measurement and control of spin transport in silicon},
  author={Ian Appelbaum and Biqin Huang and Douwe Johannes Monsma},
The spin lifetime and diffusion length of electrons are transport parameters that define the scale of coherence in spintronic devices and circuits. As these parameters are many orders of magnitude larger in semiconductors than in metals, semiconductors could be the most suitable for spintronics. So far, spin transport has only been measured in direct-bandgap semiconductors or in combination with magnetic semiconductors, excluding a wide range of non-magnetic semiconductors with indirect… 
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