Single-electron shuttle based on electron spin

Sergei I Kulinich, Leonid Y. Gorelik, A. N. Kalinenko, Ilya V Krive, Robert I Shekhter, Y W Park, Mats Jonson

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A nanoelectromechanical device based on magnetic exchange forces and electron spin-flips induced by a weak external magnetic field is suggested. It is shown that this device can operate as a new type of single-electron “shuttle” in the Coulomb blockade regime of electron transport.
Original languageEnglish
Article number117206
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number11
Early online date20 Mar 2014
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2014


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