Spin-polarized supercurrents for spintronics: a review of current progress

  title={Spin-polarized supercurrents for spintronics: a review of current progress},
  author={Matthias Eschrig},
  journal={Reports on Progress in Physics},
  • M. Eschrig
  • Published 7 September 2015
  • Physics
  • Reports on Progress in Physics
During the past 15 years a new field has emerged, which combines superconductivity and spintronics, with the goal to pave a way for new types of devices for applications combining the virtues of both by offering the possibility of long-range spin-polarized supercurrents. Such supercurrents constitute a fruitful basis for the study of fundamental physics as they combine macroscopic quantum coherence with microscopic exchange interactions, spin selectivity, and spin transport. This report follows… 

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