Spin-dependent injection model for Monte Carlo device simulation

H. López, X. Oriols, J. Suñé, X. Cartoix̀

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Abstract

We develop a spin-dependent injection model that can be used in time-dependent simulators of spintronic semiconductor devices. The physical basis of the method and the algorithm implementation are described. We test the validity of our model by simulating a two terminal ballistic semiconductor with the Monte Carlo technique and comparing the outcome to a simple low bias equivalent circuit, with excellent agreement. The results obtained demonstrate that the methodology proposed is suitable for use in time-dependent simulators of spintronic devices in order to make qualitative predictions. © 2008 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Article number073702
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume104
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2008

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