Optospintronics in graphene via proximity coupling

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Avsar, Ahmet; Unuchek, Dmitrii; Liu, Jiawei; Sanchez, Oriol Lopez; Watanabe, Kenji; Taniguchi, Takashi; Özyilmaz, Barbaros; Kis, Andras;
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Journal: ACS Nano,volume 11,issue 11,pages11,678-11,686 (issn: 1936-0851, eissn: 1936-086X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5707628, doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06800
  • Subject: spintronics | spin injection | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | valleytronics | Physics - Applied Physics | two-dimensional materials | optoelectronics | TMDCs | graphene | Article

The observation of micrometer size spin relaxation makes graphene a promising material for applications in spintronics requiring long-distance spin communication. However, spin dependent scatterings at the contact/graphene interfaces affect the spin injection efficienci... View more