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Spin Physics in Semiconductors / Edition 1

Spin Physics in Semiconductors / Edition 1

by Mikhail I. Dyakonov


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540788195
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/25/2008
Series: Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences , #157
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

From 1962 to 1998 M. I. Dyakonov was a researcher at the Ioffe Institute in St. Petersburg. In 1998 he became professor at Université Montpellier II, France. His name is accociated with the Dyakonov-Perel mechanism of spin relaxation in semiconductors, the Dyakonov-Shur plasma instability in two-dimensional electron fluid, and the Dyakonov waves at interfaces of transparent anisotropic materials. In 1971, together with V.I. Perel he has predicted new spin-related transport phenomena, one of which, now called the Spin Hall Effect, has become a subject of extensive experimental and theoretical studies. He was awarded the State Prize of USSR in 1973 and the Ioffe prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1993.

Table of Contents

Basics of Semiconductor and Spin Physics.- Spin Dynamics of Free Carriers in Quantum Wells.- Exciton Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Wells.- Exciton Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots.- Time-Resolved Spin Dynamics and Spin Noise Spectroscopy.- Coherent Spin Dynamics of Carriers.- Spin Properties of Confined Electrons in Si.- Spin Hall Effect.- Spin-Photogalvanics.- Spin Injection.- Dynamic Nuclear Polarization and Nuclear Fields.- Nuclear-Electron Spin Interactions in the Quantum Hall Regime.- Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors: Basic Physics and Optical Properties.

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