Spin physics

DNA spintronics sees the light

A thin layer of double-stranded DNA on a gold surface can act as a spin filter.

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Figure 1: Spin selectivity with DNA.

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Di Ventra, M., Pershin, Y. DNA spintronics sees the light. Nature Nanotech 6, 198–199 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2011.48

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