Diluted magnetic semiconductors – from bulk crystals to low dimensional structures

Jacek Kossut 

Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics, al. Lotników 32/46, Warszawa 02-668, Poland


After a brief historical introduction to the physics of diluted magnetic semiconductors (DMSs) I shall describe some aspects of their physics that make the prospective applications in spintronics potentially possible. In particular, I shall mention those properties of bulk crystals, as well as low dimensional structures (quantum wells, nanowires and quantum dots) incorporating various members of the DMS family that focus on  their unique properties that are related to exchange interaction between valence and/or conduction band electrons with localized magnetic moments present in those materials. I will talk about methods of fabrication and growth of these materials. Finally, I will introduce several concepts of useful devices put so far forward and I discuss feasibility of their realization.  

Legal notice
  • Legal notice:

    Copyright (c) Pielaszek Research, all rights reserved.
    The above materials, including auxiliary resources, are subject to Publisher's copyright and the Author(s) intellectual rights. Without limiting Author(s) rights under respective Copyright Transfer Agreement, no part of the above documents may be reproduced without the express written permission of Pielaszek Research, the Publisher. Express permission from the Author(s) is required to use the above materials for academic purposes, such as lectures or scientific presentations.
    In every case, proper references including Author(s) name(s) and URL of this webpage: http://science24.com/paper/30280 must be provided.


Related papers
  1. Transparent p-type ZnO obtained by Ag doping
  2. Optical properties of p-type ZnO:(N, As, Sb)
  3. Optical and magnetooptical properties of the p-type ZnMnO.
  4. Periodic boundary conditions in micromagnetic modeling
  5. Optical properties of CdTe quantum dots
  6. Preparation and characterization of hexagonal MnTe and ZnO layers
  7. p-type conducting ZnO: fabrication and characterisation

Presentation: Plenary Lecture at 17th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy - ICCGE-17, Plenary Session, by Jacek Kossut
See On-line Journal of 17th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy - ICCGE-17

Submitted: 2013-07-02 21:41
Revised:   2013-07-15 21:17
Web science24.com
© 1998-2021 pielaszek research, all rights reserved Powered by the Conference Engine