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Spins take sides

Nature Physics volume 5, pages 630632 (2009) | Download Citation

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The conventional photovoltaic effect has now been given a spin twist, enabling spin control in a non-magnetic structure. This concept could yield new methods of detecting and tailoring spin-dependent phenomena in semiconductors.

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  1. Igor Žutić is in the Department of Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA.  zigor@buffalo.edu

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