Of spinterfaces and spin transport across nanolayers

D.M. Otalvaro Gutierrez

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Abstract

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
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Kelly, P.J. , Supervisor
  • Brocks, G.H.L.A., Advisor
Award date16 Sep 2016
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-90-365-4187-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2016

Keywords

  • IR-100947
  • METIS-317542

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    Otalvaro Gutierrez, D. M. (2016). Of spinterfaces and spin transport across nanolayers. Enschede: Universiteit Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036541879