Spin Current by Sadamichi Maekawa

Spin Current

EditorSadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh

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Since the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance (GMR) effect in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a new branch of physics and technology, called spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, where the flow of electrical charge as well as the flow of electron spin, the so-called "spin current",are manipulated and controlled together. Recent progress in the physics of magnetism and the application of spin current has progressed in tandem with the nanofabrication technology of magnets and the engineering of interfaces and thin films. This book is intended to provide an introduction andguide to the new physics and applications of spin current. The emphasis is placed on the interaction between spin and charge currents in magnetic nanostructures.

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Sadamichi Maekawa is the Director of Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency. He received his PhD degree from Tohoku University. He was a Post Doctoral Fellow at IBM Watson Research Center, Professor at Nagoya University and Tohoku University. He has been awarded a Fellow of Institute of Physics in 1999, Humboldt ...
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Title:Spin CurrentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.97 inPublished:July 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198744242

ISBN - 13:9780198744245

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Part I1. E. Saitoh: Introduction2. E. Saitoh and K. Ando: Incoherent spin current3. E. Saitoh and K. Ando: Exchange spin current4. E. Saitoh: Topological spin current5. K. Takanashi: Spin-polarization in magnets6. A. Hirohata: Optically Induced and Detected Spin Current7. S. E. Barnes: Theory of spin-motive-forces in ferromagnetic structures8. A. Brataas: Spin Pumping and Spin Transfer9. G. E. W. Bauer: Spin Caloritronics10. N. Nagaosa: MultiferroicsPart II11. S. O. Valenzuela: Introduction12. S. Maekawa and S. Takahashi: Spin Hall Effect13. J. Nitta: Spin generation and manipulation based on spin-orbit interaction in semiconductors14. S. O. Valenzuela and T. Kimura: Experimental observation of the spin Hall effect using electronic nonlocal detection15. E. Saitoh and K Ando: Experimental observation of the spin Hall effect using spin dynamics16. J. Wunderlich: Spin-injection Hall effect17. S. Murakami: Quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators18. E. Saitoh and K. Uchida: Spin-Seebeck effectPart III19. T. Kimura: Introduction20. Y. Suzuki: Spin torque in uniform magnetization21. T. Kimura and Y. Otani: Magnetization switching due to nonlocal spin injection22. Y. Otani: Magnetic domains and magnetic vortices23. T. Ono: Spin transfer torque in non-uniform magnetic structure24. S. Zhang: Spin torques due to large Rashba fields