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Ferromagnetic semiconductors

Ruled by a magnetic-rich minority

Ferromagnetic clusters within magnetic semiconductors have long been regarded as the bane of semiconductor spintronics. However, they can actually be used to tailor desirable spintronic functionality.

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Figure 1: Control of the ferromagnetic transition temperature.

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Samarth, N. Ruled by a magnetic-rich minority. Nature Mater 6, 403–404 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat1918

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