Spintronics increases the functionality of information processing while seeking to overcome some of the limitations of conventional electronics. The spin-injected field effect transistor, a lateral semiconducting channel with two ferromagnetic electrodes, lies at the foundation of spintronics research. We demonstrated a spin-injected field effect transistor in a high-mobility InAs heterostructure with empirically calibrated electrical injection and detection of ballistic spinpolarized electrons. We observed and fit to theory an oscillatory channel conductance as a function of monotonically increasing gate voltage.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
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