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Black phosphorous for pseudospintronics

Black phosphorus is reported to be a bipolar pseudospin semiconductor, exhibiting a net pseudospin polarization with opposite polarization directions for the conduction and valence bands. These properties make it a promising candidate for application in pseudospintronics.

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Fig. 1: Electronics, spintronics and pseudospintronics.
Fig. 2: The origin of net pseudospin in black phosphorous and its connection with graphene.


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Bao, C., Zhou, S. Black phosphorous for pseudospintronics. Nat. Mater. 19, 263–264 (2020).

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