Spintronics: A Spin-Based Electronics Vision for the Future

  title={Spintronics: A Spin-Based Electronics Vision for the Future},
  author={Stuart A. Wolf and David D. Awschalom and Robert A. Buhrman and J. M. Daughton and Stephan von Moln{\'a}r and Michael L. Roukes and Almadena Yu. Chtchelkanova and Daryl M. Treger},
  pages={1488 - 1495}
This review describes a new paradigm of electronics based on the spin degree of freedom of the electron. Either adding the spin degree of freedom to conventional charge-based electronic devices or using the spin alone has the potential advantages of nonvolatility, increased data processing speed, decreased electric power consumption, and increased integration densities compared with conventional semiconductor devices. To successfully incorporate spins into existing semiconductor technology, one… 

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