Theory of Chirality Induced Spin Selectivity: Progress and Challenges

  title={Theory of Chirality Induced Spin Selectivity: Progress and Challenges},
  author={Ferdinand Evers and Amnon Aharony and Nir Bar-Gill and Ora Entin-Wohlman and Per Hedeg{\aa}rd and Oded Hod and Pavel Jel{\'i}nek and Grzegorz Kamieniarz and Mikhail Lemeshko and Karen Michaeli and Vladimiro Mujica and Ron Naaman and Yossi Paltiel and Sivan Refaely-Abramson and Oren Tal and Joseph M. Thijssen and Michael Thoss and Jan M. van Ruitenbeek and Latha Venkataraman and David H. Waldeck and Binghai Yan and Leeor Kronik},
  journal={Advanced Materials},
A critical overview of the theory of the chirality‐induced spin selectivity (CISS) effect, that is, phenomena in which the chirality of molecular species imparts significant spin selectivity to various electron processes, is provided. Based on discussions in a recently held workshop, and further work published since, the status of CISS effects—in electron transmission, electron transport, and chemical reactions—is reviewed. For each, a detailed discussion of the state‐of‐the‐art in theoretical… 

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  • Physics, Chemistry
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    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 2022
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