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Graphene in Spintronics

Fundamentals and Applications, 1st Edition

By Junichiro Inoue

Pan Stanford

306 pages

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The discovery and fabrication of new materials have opened the gate for new research fields in science and technology. The novel method of fabricating graphene, a purely 2D carbon lattice, and the discovery of the phenomenon of giant magnetoresistance (GMR) in magnetic multilayers are not exceptions. The latter has brought about the creation of the

Table of Contents

Introductory Overview. Basic Features of Graphene. Electronic Structures of Graphene and Graphene Contacts. Electrical and Spin Transport. Spintronics MR Devices. Magnetoresistive Graphene Junctions (Realistic Models), and a Short Summary and Perspective.

About the Author

Jun-ichiro Inoue was born in 1947 in Kyoto, Japan. He obtained his PhD in 1977 from Nagoya University. He joined Nagoya University as assistant professor and later became associate professor and then professor. He retired from Nagoya University in 2011. At present, Dr. Inoue is emeritus professor at Nagoya University and a project research member at Tohoku University and the University of Tsukuba.

Ai Yamakage was born in 1983 in Fukushima, Japan. He obtained his PhD in 2011 from Tohoku University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Nagoya University. Since 2014, he is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Physics and the Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University.

Shuta Honda was born in 1980 in Fukuoka, Japan. He obtained his PhD in 2008 from Nagoya University. After finishing his postdoctoral fellowship at Nagoya University and Kansai University, he joined the University of Tsukuba as assistant professor in October 2011. Since April 2015 he is an assistant professor in the Department of Pure and Applied Physics, Kansai University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science