Graphene Spintronics: Past, Present and Future

  • Authors:
    Steven Koester (Univ. of Minnesota)
    Publication ID:
    P090537
    Publication Type:
    e-Workshop
    Received Date:
    16-Mar-2017
    Last Edit Date:
    16-Mar-2017
    Research:
    2381.004 (University of Minnesota)
    Replay:
    57 minutes
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Abstract

Graphene is a nearly ideal spintronic interconnect material due to its low spin-orbit coupling and ultra-high mobility, which lead to spin diffusion lengths on the order of 10's of microns. Graphene can also act as a tunable spin channel through electrostatic gating, a capability not found in metallic spin channels. However, despite its promising intrinsic properties, the usefulness of graphene for practical applications in spintronic devices is unclear. In this presentation, I will provide an overview of prior work on graphene spintronics and describe the current status of experimental work. Finally, I will provide an outlook for future directions with an emphasis on possible applications of graphene to enable novel spintronic devices.

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15 March 2017
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Graphene Spintronics: Past, Present and Future
Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 1 p.m.–2 p.m. CT
Minneapolis, MN, United States

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