Of spinterfaces and spin transport across nanolayers

D.M. Otalvaro Gutierrez

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Miniaturization of electronic and magnetic devices to the nanometer length scale necessitates a quantum mechanical understanding of the processes guiding device performance. Interfaces play an important, even dominant, role in charge transfer and charge/spin transport along and across thin layers. By means of first-principles calculations and physical models, in this thesis we investigate the interactions at interfaces among different materials, and how these affect electrical and spin transport.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
  • Kelly, P.J. , Supervisor
  • Brocks, G.H.L.A., Advisor
Award date16 Sep 2016
Place of PublicationEnschede
Print ISBNs978-90-365-4187-9
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2016


  • IR-100947
  • METIS-317542


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