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Advancements in Spintronics



Hideo Ohno, Mark D. Stiles, Bernard Dieny


Spintronics is the concept of using the spin degree of freedom to control electrical current to expand the capabilities of electronic devices. Over the last 10 years' considerable progress has been made. This progress has led to technologies ranging from some that are already commercially valuable, through promising ones currently in development, to very speculative possibilities.
Solid State Technology


Spintronics, Magnetic Random Access Memory, MRAM, Spin-transfer torque, spin-orbit torque, giant-magnetoresistance, Tunneling magnetoresistance, Hard disk drives, magnetic sensors, neuromorphic computing


Ohno, H. , Stiles, M. and Dieny, B. (2017), Advancements in Spintronics, Solid State Technology, [online],, (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created September 24, 2017, Updated October 12, 2021