Ferroelectric Control of Spin Polarization

@article{Garcia2010FerroelectricCO,
  title={Ferroelectric Control of Spin Polarization},
  author={V. Garcia and M. Bibes and L. Bocher and S. Valencia and F. Kronast and A. Crassous and X. Moya and S. Enouz-V{\'e}drenne and A. Gloter and D. Imhoff and C. Deranlot and N. Mathur and S. Fusil and K. Bouzehouane and A. Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={327},
  pages={1106 - 1110}
}
Spin into Control Spintronics—the use of the spin direction of subatomic particles to control on and off states, instead of electric charge—has the potential to create low-power electronics, because less energy is needed to flip spin states than to flip switches to create voltage barriers. Theoretical work hints that spin-polarized electrons from a ferromagnetic electrode can be controlled by a change in polarization created in a ferroelectric thin film. Garcia et al. (p. 1106, published online… Expand
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