Progress towards Spin-Based Light Emission in Group IV Semiconductors
AbstractSpin-optoelectronics is an emerging technology in which novel and advanced functionalities are enabled by the synergetic integration of magnetic, optical and electronic properties onto semiconductor-based devices. This article reviews the possible implementation and convergence of spintronics and photonics concepts on group IV semiconductors: the core materials of mainstream microelectronics. In particular, we describe the rapid pace of progress in the achievement of lasing action in the notable case of Ge-based heterostructures and devote special attention to the pivotal role played by optical investigations in advancing the understanding of the rich spin physics of group IV materials. Finally, we scrutinize recent developments towards the monolithic integration on Si of a new class of spin-based light emitting devices having prospects for applications in fields such as cryptography and interconnects. View Full-Text
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De Cesari, S.; Vitiello, E.; Giorgioni, A.; Pezzoli, F. Progress towards Spin-Based Light Emission in Group IV Semiconductors. Electronics 2017, 6, 19.
De Cesari S, Vitiello E, Giorgioni A, Pezzoli F. Progress towards Spin-Based Light Emission in Group IV Semiconductors. Electronics. 2017; 6(1):19.Chicago/Turabian Style
De Cesari, Sebastiano; Vitiello, Elisa; Giorgioni, Anna; Pezzoli, Fabio. 2017. "Progress towards Spin-Based Light Emission in Group IV Semiconductors." Electronics 6, no. 1: 19.
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