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2007 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 26 - 30, 2007  | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Duane Dimos, Mary Galvin, David Mooney, Konrad Samwer

Symposium J : Spin-Injection and Spin-Transfer Devices

2007-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rolf Allenspach IBM Research
Christian H. Back Universitaet Regensburg
Bret Heinrich Simon Fraser University
J1: Spin Transfer and Magnetization Dynamics
Session Chairs
Rolf Allenspach
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Republic A (Sheraton)

9:15 AM - **J1.1
Effects of Lateral Constraint on Magnetic Domain Wall Motion.

Geoffrey Beach 1 , C. Knutson 1 , C. Nistor 1 , M. Tsoi 1 , J. Erksine 1
1 Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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9:45 AM - **J1.2
Current-driven Domain Wall Dynamics in Magnetic Nanowires.

Luc Thomas 1 , Masamitsu Hayashi 1 , Rai Moriya 1 , Xin Jiang 1 , Bastiaan Bergman 1 , Charles Rettner 1 , Brian Hughes 1 , Stuart Parkin 1
1 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States

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10:15 AM - J1.3
Spin Dynamics in a Superconductor / Ferromagnet Proximity System.

Jan Aarts 1 , Chris Bell 1 , Martina Huber 1 , Sergey Milikisiyants 1
1 Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden Netherlands

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10:30 AM - **J1.4
Switching a Vortex Core in a Ferromagnetic Disk by Electric Current.

Teruo Ono 1
1 , Kyoto University, Uji Japan

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **J1.5
Interaction of Spin Transfer Nanocontact Oscillators With AC Currents, Oersted Fields, and Spin Waves.

Matthew Pufall 1 2 , William Rippard 1 , M. Schneider 1 , Stephen Russek 1
1 Electromagnetics Division, M/S 818.03, NIST, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States

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12:00 PM - **J1.6
Spin Transfer Torque in Non-Uniform Magnetizations.

Mark Stiles 1 , Jiang Xiao 2 , Andrew Zangwill 2 , Wayne Saslow 3 , Michael Donahue 4
1 Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 4 Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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12:30 PM - **J1.7
Magnetic Tunnel Junction Nanopillars Using Low Resistance-Area Product MgO Barriers for Spin-Transfer MRAM.

Fred Mancoff 1 , Phil Mather 1 , Renu Dave 1 , Brian Butcher 1 , Jon Slaughter 1 , Nick Rizzo 1
1 Technology Solutions Organization, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Chandler, Arizona, United States

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J2: Spin Injection into Silicon
Session Chairs
Gian Salis
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Republic A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **J2.1
Electrical Spin Injection into Silicon from a Ferromagnetic Metal / Tunnel Barrier Contact.

Berry Jonker 1 , George Kioseoglou 1 , Aubrey Hanbicki 1 , Olaf van 't Erve 1 , Connie Li 1 , Phillip Thompson 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - J2.2
Characterization of SiO2 and Al2O3 Tunnel Barriers for Spin Injection from Ferromagnet Electrode into Silicon.

Nicolas Bruyan 1 , Mehdi Kanoun 1 , Rabia Benabderrahmane 1 , Brayan Pang 1 , Claire Baraduc 1 , Ahmad Bsiesy 1 2 , Hervé Achard 3
1 SPINTEC, CEA, Grenoble France, 2 , Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble France, 3 , CEA/LETI, Grenoble France

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3:15 PM - J2.3
Al2O3 Tunnel Barrier as a Good Candidate for Coherent Spin Injection into Silicon.

Rabia Benabderrahmane 1 , Mehdi Kanoun 1 , Nicolas Bruyant 1 , Claire Baraduc 1 , Ahmad Bsiesy 1 2 , Hervé Achard 3
1 SPINTEC, CEA, Grenoble France, 2 , Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble France, 3 , CEA/LETI, Grenoble France

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3:30 PM - *
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4:00 PM - **J2.4
Tunable Spin Tunnel Contacts to Silicon using Low Work Function Ferromagnets.

Ron Jansen 1
1 , MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede Netherlands

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4:30 PM - **J2.5
Coherent Spin Transport Through an Entire Silicon Wafer.

Biqin Huang 1 , Douwe Monsma 2 , Ian Appelbaum 1
1 , University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Cambridge NanoTech Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - J2.6
Experimental Realization of a Silicon Spin Field-Effect Transistor.

Biqin Huang 1 , Douwe Monsma 2 , Ian Appelbaum 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Cambridge NanoTech Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rolf Allenspach IBM Research
Christian H. Back Universitaet Regensburg
Bret Heinrich Simon Fraser University
J3: Spin Injection into GaAs and GaN
Session Chairs
Christian Back
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Republic A (Sheraton)

9:45 AM - J3.1
Transport Properties at the MgO/n-GaAs(001) Interface: Propositions for Improvement of Spin Injection.

Jean-Christophe Le Breton 1 , Philippe Schieffer 1 , Sylvain Le Gall 1 , Pascal Turban 1 , Bruno Lepine 1 , Yuan Lu 1 2 , Nicolas Bertru 3 , Guy Jezequel 1
1 IPR- Equipe de Physique des Surfaces et Interfaces (EPSI), Université de Rennes 1, Rennes France, 2 , UMR CNRS/Thales, Palaiseau France, 3 Laboratoire d’Etude des Nano-Structures (LENS) , INSA de Rennes, Rennes France

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10:00 AM - **J3.2
Tuning the Sign and Sensitivity of Electrical Spin Detection and Injection in Lateral Fe/GaAs Devices.

Scott Crooker 1 , Darryl Smith 1 , Chris Palmstrom 2 , Paul Crowell 2
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Univeristy of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:30 AM - J3.3
Spin Injection into Co2MnAl by Optical Absorption in GaAs.

Samih Isber 1 2 , Young Park 3 4 , Jagadeesh Moodera 4 , Don Heiman 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, American University of Beirut, Beirut Lebanon, 3 Nanodevice Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 4 Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - J3.4
Electrically-induced Spin Coherence by Ultrafast Electrical Spin Injection.

Bernd Beschoten 1 , L. Schreiber 1 , J. Moritz 1 , C. Schwark 1 , S. Schulz 1 , M. Lepsa 2 , X. Lou 3 , C. Adelmann 4 , C. Palmstrøm 4 , P. Crowell 3 , G. Güntherodt 1
1 II. Physikalisches Institut, and Virtual Institute for Spin Electronics (ViSel), RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany, 2 Institute of Bio- and Nanosystems (IBN-1), and Virtual Institute for Spin Electronics (ViSel), Research Centre Jülich GmbH, Jülich Germany, 3 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 4 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **J3.5
Spin-dependent Transport Across Fe/GaAs/Fe and Fe/GaAs/Au Tunneling Devices.

Dieter Weiss 1
1 Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Regensburg, Regensburg Germany

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12:00 PM - J3.6
Spin-orbit Coupling in AlGaN/GaN 2-dimensional Electron Gases and Quantum Wires.

Thomas Schaepers 1 , Patrick Lehnen 1 , Nicolas Thillosen 1 , Nicoleta Kaluza 1 , Vitaliy Guzenko 1 , Hilde Hardtdegen 1
1 Institute of Bio- and Nanosystems (IBN-1), Center of Nanoelectronic Systems for Information Technology (CNI), Virtual Institute of Spin Electronics (VISel), Research Centre Jülich, Jülich Germany

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12:15 PM - **J3.7
Measurement of Rashba and Dresselhaus Spin-Orbit Magnetic Fields.

Gian Salis 1 , Lorenz Meier 1 2 , Ivan Shorubalko 2 , Emilio Gini 3 , Silke Schoen 3 , Klaus Ensslin 2
1 Zurich Research Laboratory, IBM Research, 8803 Rüschlikon Switzerland, 2 Solid State Phyiscs Laboratory, ETH Zürich, 8093 Zürich Switzerland, 3 FIRST Center for Micro- and Nanosciences, ETH Zürich, 8093 Zürich Switzerland

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J4: Graphene and Organic Semiconductors
Session Chairs
Ron Jansen
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Republic A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **J4.1
Electronic Spin Transport And Spin Precession In Single Graphene Layers At Room Temperature.

Bart vanWees 1 , Mihai Popinciuc 1
1 , Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, AG Groningen Netherlands

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3:00 PM - J4.2
Spin Injection into Graphene Thin Films at Room Temperature.

Ryo Nouchi 1 , Megumi Ohishi 1 , Masashi Shiraishi 1 , Takayuki Nozaki 1 , Teruya Shinjo 1 , Yoshishige Suzuki 1
1 Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka Japan

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3:15 PM - J4.3
Graphene Spin Transistor.

Michael Fuhrer 1 , Sungjae Cho 1 , Yung-Fu Chen 1
1 Department of Physics and Center for Superconductivity Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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3:30 PM - *
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4:00 PM - J4.4
Preparation of Lateral Organic Spin-valve Devices with La0.7Sr0.3MnO3.

Tomonori Ikegami 1 , Iwao Kawayama 2 , Masayoshi Tonouchi 2 , Yoshiro Yamashita 3 , Hirokazu Tada 1 4
1 Materials Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka Japan, 2 Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Suita Japan, 3 , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan, 4 , JST-CREST, Kawaguchi Japan

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4:15 PM - J4.5
Magnetoresistance in Spin Valves Based on Organic Semiconductors with Ferromagnetic Electrodes

Hirokazu Tada 1 3 , Motoyasu Kakita 1 , Tomonori Ikegami 1 , Iwao Kawayama 2 , Masayoshi Tonouchi 2
1 Division of Meterials Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka Japan, 3 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi Japan, 2 Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Suita Japan

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4:30 PM - J4.6
Spin Control Of Charge Transfer States In Organic Semiconductors.

Michael Segal 1 , Seth Difley 2 , Troy Van Voorhis 2 , Marc Baldo 1
1 EECS, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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