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Magnetic Field Sensing and Nanoparticle Induced Ferromagnetism in Graphene Towards Spintronics

Abstract Graphene has been extensively researched for both scientific and technological interests since its first isolation from graphite. The excellent transport properties and long spin diffusion length of graphene make it a promising material for electronic and spintronic device applications. This dissertation deals with the optimization of magnetic field sensing in graphene and the realization of nanoparticle induced ferromagnetism in graphene towards spintronic device applications.

Graphene has been used as a channel material for magnetic sensors demonstrating the potential for very high sensitivities, especially for Hall sensors, due to its extremely high mobility and low carrier concentration. However, the two-carrier nature of graphe... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Song, Guibin (Author) / Kiehl, Richard A (Advisor) / Kiehl, Richard A (Committee member) / Yu, Hongbin (Committee member) / Chen, Tingyong (Committee member) / Rizzo, Nicholas D (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Nanotechnology / Nanoscience / ferromagnetism / graphene / magnetic sensor / nanoparticle / proximity effect / spintronics
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 111 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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