Spintronics: Fundamentals and applications

@article{uti2004SpintronicsFA,
  title={Spintronics: Fundamentals and applications},
  author={Igor Žuti{\'c} and Jaroslav Fabian and Sankar Das Sarma},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  year={2004},
  volume={76},
  pages={323-410}
}
Spintronics, or spin electronics, involves the study of active control and manipulation of spin degrees of freedom in solid-state systems. This article reviews the current status of this subject, including both recent advances and well-established results. The primary focus is on the basic physical principles underlying the generation of carrier spin polarization, spin dynamics, and spin-polarized transport in semiconductors and metals. Spin transport differs from charge transport in that spin… Expand
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