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Optical Spectroscopy in Spintronics - NOOE120
Title in English: Optická spektroskopie ve spintronice
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Physics and Optics (32-KCHFO)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2006
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Petr Němec, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: T_KCHFO (12.05.2006)
Spin in solid state materials. Methods of generation and detection of spin-polarized carriers in metals and semiconductors. Mechanisms of spin relaxation. Experimental methods of optical spectroscopy, examples of typical results. Current and envisioned applications.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Němec, Ph.D. (14.06.2019)

Zkouška je ústní.

Literature - Czech
Last update: NEMEC (23.05.2006)

N. Samarth, An Introduction to Semiconductor Spintronics. Vol 58 of Solid State Physics (Advances in Research and Applications), Eds. H. Ehrenreich, F. Spaepen, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Boston, London, New York, 2004.

F.X. Bronold, A. Saxena, D.L. Smith, Electron Spin Dynamics in Semiconductors. Vol 58 of Solid State Physics (Advances in Research and Applications), Eds. H. Ehrenreich, F. Spaepen, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Boston, London, New York, 2004.

Semiconductor Spintronics and Quantum Computation. Eds. D. D. Awschalom, D. Loss, N. Samarth, Nanoscience and Technology, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 2002.

Optical Orientation. Eds. F. Meier, B. Zakharchenya, Vol. 8 of Modern Problems in Condensed Matter Sciences, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1984.

Spin Electronics. Eds. M. Ziese, M. J. Thornton, Lecture Notes in Physics, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 2001.

Sin-itiro Tomonaga, The Story of Spin. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, London, 1987.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Němec, Ph.D. (14.06.2019)

Požadavky odpovídají sylabu předmětu.

Syllabus -
Last update: NEMEC (23.05.2006)
  • Spin in solid state materials.
  • Spin in semiconductors and metals.
  • Methods of generation and detection of spin-polarized carriers in metals and semiconductors.
  • Principle of optical generation of spin-polarized carriers in semiconductors.
  • Relaxation and dephasing of spin.
  • Physical mechanisms responsible for spin relaxation and dephasing.
  • Experimental methods of optical spectroscopy, examples of typical results.
  • Spintronics - current and envisioned applications.
 
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