Coherent spin control by electrical manipulation of the magnetic anisotropy

George, Richard and Edwards, James and Ardavan, Arzhang (2013) Coherent spin control by electrical manipulation of the magnetic anisotropy. Physical review letters, 110 (2). ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

High-spin paramagnetic manganese defects in polar piezoelectric zinc oxide exhibit a simple, almost axial anisotropy and phase coherence times of the order of a millisecond at low temperatures. The anisotropy energy is tunable using an externally applied electric field. This can be used to control electrically the phase of spin superpositions and to drive spin transitions with resonant microwave electric fields.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical review letters
Additional Information: © 2013 American Physical Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 67340
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Oct 2013 15:11
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2020 01:51
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/67340

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