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Next Generation Materials for Plasmonics and Organic Spintronics

Welcome to the Materials Research, Science, and Engineering Center at the University of Utah

News

Gearing up for Science Fair

Gearing up for Science Fair

February 10th, 2016

Utah MRSEC THz Plasmonics focus research group members mentored  teams of students at Escalante Elem
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Tailoring the effective spin diffusion length publication

Tailoring the effective spin diffusion length publication

January 25th, 2016

Effective spin Hall properties of a mixture of materials with and without spin-orbit coupling: Tailo
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Organic Spintronics Team to be Issued Patent

Organic Spintronics Team to be Issued Patent

November 9th, 2015

US patent titled Spin Valves Using Organic Spacers and Spin-organic Light-emitting Structures Using
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Recent Publications

Z. Yue, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari, and M. E. Raikh, “Effective spin Hall properties of a mixture of materials with and without spin-orbit coupling: Tailoring the effective spin diffusion length,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 045307 (2016). Link

W. J. Nimens, L. Whittaker-Brooks, and M. H. Bartl, “Enhanced sensing in mixed porous–solid photonic stacks,” J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 668-672 (2016). Link

W. Ming, Z. F. Wang, M. Zhou, M. Yoon, F. Liu, “Formation of ideal Rashba states on layered semiconductor surfaces steered by strain engineering,” Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 404-409 (2015). Link

J. Vatamanu, M. Vatamanu, D. Bedrov, “Non-Faradaic energy storage by room temperature ionic liquids in nanoporous electrodes,” ACS Nano 9, 5999–6017 (2015). Link

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