Questions tagged [spintronics]

Spintronics (a portmanteau meaning spin transport electronics), also known as spin electronics, is the study of the intrinsic spin of the electron and its associated magnetic moment, in addition to its fundamental electronic charge, in solid-state devices. (Wikipedia)

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Optical quantum computers VS Superconducting quantum computers VS Electron-spin quantum computers

One of the main problems of superconducting quantum computers is that it is necessary to maintain a very low temperature (near absolute zero). Such cooling is very expensive and complex. Why, then, ...
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Can the spin-1/2 720° rotation trick apply to qubits?

The idea of a 4π rotation to return an electron to its original state instead of just a single 2π rotation exists - but can this idea apply to qubits or entangled qubits? Are there any use cases for ...
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Prerequisites for a career in spintronics based Quantum Computing [closed]

I'm a bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, currently pursuing Masters in Nanotechnology. I am interested to pursue a career in the field of quantum computing. I have got a basic understanding of ...
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Why does measuring the spin of an atom or electron give results that are considered "peculiar"?

When an atoms/electron spin is measured, why do the measurements of spin always align with the direction of the magnets used while measuring it ? (based on my reading of Chris Bernhardt, Quantum ...