We theoretically investigate the interplay between SOFs and proximity-induced magnetism in hybrid SM/F heterostructures (SM and F stand for semiconductor ferromagnet, respectively) as well as its effect on spectral and transport properties. The anisotropic spin-dependent transport leads to the emergence of novel magnetoresistive phenomena in planar SM/F multi-terminal devices, where both the longitudinal and transverse Hall-like responses become anisotropic with respect to the magnetization orientation. We also investigate the superconducting proximity effect in SM/S heterostructures (S stands for superconductor), where the interfacial SOFs can lead to the emergence of triplet pairing even for s-type S materials.
Alex Matos-Abiague and Igor Zutic, "Magnetic and superconducting proximity effects on the transport properties of hybrid heterostructures (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10357, Spintronics X, 103570D (Presented at SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering: August 06, 2017; Published: 25 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277132.5588470625001.
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