Spin driven emergent antiferromagnetism and metal insulator transition in nanoscale p-Si

@article{Lou2017SpinDE,
  title={Spin driven emergent antiferromagnetism and metal insulator transition in nanoscale p-Si},
  author={Paul C. Lou and Sandeep Kumar},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
  year={2017}
}
  • P. Lou, Sandeep Kumar
  • Published 30 December 2017
  • Materials Science, Physics
  • arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
The entanglement of the charge, spin and orbital degrees of freedom can give rise to emergent behavior especially in thin films, surfaces and interfaces. Often, materials that exhibit those properties require large spin orbit coupling. We hypothesize that the emergent behavior can also occur due to spin, electron and phonon interactions in widely studied simple materials such as Si. That is, large intrinsic spin-orbit coupling is not an essential requirement for emergent behavior. The central… Expand
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