spin transistor


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spin transistor

[′spin tran‚zis·tər]
(electronics)
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We used recently discovered quantum-relativistic phenomena for both spin manipulation and detection to realize and confirm all the principal phenomena of the spin transistor concept," said Hitachi's Dr.
This will lead to a whole new family of much faster devices, working at low power, including programmable spin transistors.
The pursuit of fundamental spin interference effects, as well as spin transistors with unpolarized charge currents [3,5-10] has generated considerable interest to demonstrate the Aharonov-Casher effect via transport experiments in spin-orbit coupled semiconductor nanostructures [7,11].
Revolutionary spin transistors are also on the cards and could well challenge the monopoly of semiconductor electronics.
Based on our recent breakthroughs in making nanoscale junctions of noble metals and graphene, we will fabricate and study planar spin transistors built up from individual magnetic molecules or nanoparticles.