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Title: Atomically resolved spin-dependent tunneling on the oxygen-terminated Fe3O4(111)
Author: SHVETS, IGOR
MARIOTTO, GUIDO
MURPHY, SHANE
Sponsor: Science Foundation Ireland
Author's Homepage: http://people.tcd.ie/ivchvets
http://people.tcd.ie/mariotl
http://people.tcd.ie/shmurphy
Keywords: Surface Physics
STM analysis
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: American Physical Society
Citation: Berdunov, N.; Murphy, S.; Mariotto, G.; Shvets, I. V., Atomically resolved spin-dependent tunneling on the oxygen-terminated Fe3O4(111), Physical Review Letters, 93, 5, 2004, 057201
Series/Report no.: Physical Review Letters;
93;
5;
Abstract: We employ spin-polarized STM to study the spin-dependent tunneling between a magnetite (111) sample and an antiferromagnetic tip through a vacuum barrier at room temperature. Atomic scale STM images show significant magnetic contrast corresponding to variations in the local surface states induced by oxygen vacancies. The estimated variations in tunneling magnetoresistance of 250% suggest that the spin-transport properties are significantly altered locally by the presence of surface defects.
Description: PUBLISHED
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/40382
Related links: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.057201
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