PHYS-745 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Ansermet Jean-Philippe, Various lecturers

Language: English

Remark: Postponed to Fall 2021


Frequency

Every year

Summary

To acquire knowledge about the conceptual building blocks of spintronics, such as the fundament notions of magnetism, spin relaxation and diffusive transport, so as to be able to understand current research and the basic principles that led to breakthroughs in information technology.

Content

Keywords

exchange, RKKY, DM, Rashba splitting, magnetic anisotropies

spin relaxation, spin-dependent transport, magnetic resonance, spin waves

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Quantum mechanics

Prof. D. Grundler's course on magnetism

Expected student activities

to be able to understand recent research on spintronics or magnetic resonance

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Spin Dynamics
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22