Tuning of a Vertical Spin Valve with a Monolayer of Single Molecule Magnets

  title={Tuning of a Vertical Spin Valve with a Monolayer of Single Molecule Magnets},
  author={Giuseppe Cucinotta and Lorenzo Poggini and Alessandro Pedrini and Federico Bertani and Nicola Cristiani and Martina Torelli and Patrizio Graziosi and Irene Cimatti and Brunetto Cortigiani and Edwige Otero and Philippe Ohresser and Philippe Sainctavit and Alek Dediu and Enrico Dalcanale and Roberta Sessoli and Matteo Mannini},
  journal={Advanced Functional Materials},
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