In the past several decades, the research on spin transport and magnetism has led to remarkable scientific and technological breakthroughs, including Albert Fert and Peter Grunberg's Nobel Prize-winning discovery of giant magnetoresistance (GMR) in magnetic metallic multilayers. Handbook of Spin Transport and Magnetism provides a comprehensive, bal

chapter 2|26 pages

Basics of Nano-Thin Film Magnetism

ByBretislav Heinrich

chapter 3|22 pages

Micromagnetism as a Prototype for Complexity

ByAnthony S. Arrott

chapter 4|26 pages

Giant Magnetoresistance: Experiment

ByJack Bass

chapter 5|20 pages

Giant Magnetoresistance: Theory

ByEvgeny Y. Tsymbal, D.G. Pettifor, and Sadamichi Maekawa

chapter 6|22 pages

Spin Injection, Accumulation, and Relaxation in Metals

ByMark Johnson

chapter 7|20 pages

Spin Torque Effects in Magnetic Systems: Experiment

ByMaxim Tsoi

chapter 8|22 pages

Spin Torque Effects in Magnetic Systems: Theory

ByA. Manchon, Shufeng Zhang

chapter 9|18 pages

Hot Carrier Spin Transport in Ferromagnetic Metals

ByRon Jansen

chapter 10|20 pages

Tunneling Magnetoresistance: Experiment (Non-MgO Magnetic Tunnel Junctions)

ByPatrick R. LeClair and Jagadeesh S. Moodera

chapter 12|18 pages

Tunneling Magnetoresistance: Theory

ByKirill D. Belashchenko, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal

chapter 13|16 pages

Spin-Filter Tunneling

ByTi†any S. Santos and Jagadeesh S. Moodera

chapter 14|18 pages

Spin Torques in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions

ByYoshishige Suzuki, Hitoshi Kubota

chapter 15|18 pages

Multiferroic Tunnel Junctions

ByManuel Bibes, Agnès Barthélémy

chapter 16|26 pages

Spin Relaxation and Spin Dynamics in Semiconductors

ByJaroslav Fabian and M.W. Wu

chapter 17|42 pages

Electrical Spin Injection and Transport in Semiconductors

ByBerend T. Jonker

chapter 19|20 pages

III–V Magnetic Semiconductors

ByCarsten Timm

chapter 20|22 pages

Magnetism of Dilute Oxides

ByJ.M.D. Coey

chapter 21|24 pages

Tunneling Magnetoresistance and Spin Transfer with (Ga,Mn)As

ByHenri Ja†rès and Jean-Marie George

chapter 22|12 pages

Spin Transport in Organic Semiconductors

ByValentin Dediu, Luis E. Hueso, Ilaria Bergenti

chapter 23|24 pages

Spin Transport in Ferromagnet/III–V Semiconductor Heterostructures

ByPaul A. Crowell, Scott A. Crooker

chapter 24|10 pages

Spin Polarization by Current

BySergey D. Ganichev, Maxim Trushin, John Schliemann

chapter 25|18 pages

Anomalous and Spin-Injection Hall Effects

ByJairo Sinova, Jörg Wunderlich, Tomás Jungwirth

chapter 26|16 pages

Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

ByMatthias Bode

chapter 27|34 pages

Point Contact Andreev Ref lection Spectroscopy

ByBoris E. Nadgorny

chapter 28|14 pages

Ballistic Spin Transport

ByBernard Doudin and N.T. Kemp

chapter 29|20 pages

Graphene Spintronics

ByCsaba Józsa, Bart J. van Wees

chapter 30|20 pages

Magnetism and Transport in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Quantum Dots

ByJoaquín Fernández-Rossier, Ramon Aguado

chapter 31|18 pages

Spin Transport in Hybrid Nanostructures

BySaburo Takahashi, Sadamichi Maekawa

chapter 32|12 pages

Nonlocal Spin Valves in Metallic Nanostructures

ByYoshichika Otani, Takashi Kimura

chapter 33|16 pages

Molecular Spintronics

ByStefano Sanvito

chapter 34|20 pages

Magnetoresistive Sensors Based on Magnetic Tunneling Junctions

ByGang Xiao

chapter 35|14 pages

Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory

ByJohan Åkerman

chapter 36|16 pages

Emerging Spintronics Memories

ByStuart Parkin, Masamitsu Hayashi, Luc ›omas, Xin Jiang, Rai Moriya, and William Gallagher

chapter 37|16 pages

GMR Spin-Valve Biosensors

ByDrew A. Hall, Richard S. Gaster, Shan X. Wang

chapter 38|16 pages

Semiconductor Spin-Lasers

ByIgor Žutic´, Rafał Oszwałdowski, Jeongsu Lee, and Christian Gøthgen

chapter 39|16 pages

Spin Logic Devices

ByHanan Dery