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Magnetizing semiconductors with light

Degenerately doped semiconductors can sustain spin-polarized populations of electrons at room temperature.

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Fig. 1: Measurement set-up of Yin et al. for the magneto-optical characterization of the carrier-polarized semiconducting nanoparticles.


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Kapaklis, V. Magnetizing semiconductors with light. Nature Nanotech 13, 438–439 (2018).

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