Spin transport in an InAs based two-dimensional electron gas nanochannel

Hyunjung Yi, H. C. Koo, W. Y. Kim, Joonyeon Chang, S. H. Han, S. H. Lim

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Abstract

A spin device composed of two ferromagnetic electrodes and InAs two-dimensional electron gas was fabricated. Submicron spin channels were defined to enhance spin transport characteristics. Electrical transport measurement was performed to detect spin-polarized electrons. In potentiometric geometry a voltage change, ΔV=0.17 mV, sensed by a ferromagnetic electrode was obtained at 5 and 77 K. In the nonlocal method ΔV=0.057 mV, which resulted from accumulated spin-polarized electrons, was obtained at 77 K. The main reason for theses large signals is that the short and narrow spin channels increase the possibility for spin-polarized electrons to arrive at the spin detector.

Original languageEnglish
Article number10D502
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume97
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 May 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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