Welcome to our research group at the University of Michigan.
Our research focuses on the interactions of electron spins
and photons in semiconductor nanostructures for potential
applications in novel spintronic and optoelectronic devices.


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Recent group news:

June 2018: "Effect of modified periodic waveforms on current-induced spin polarization measurements" is published in AIP Advances (link to article)

March 2018: Xinlin has successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Song!

March 2018: Joe and Spencer present at the 2018 APS March Meeting in Los Angeles, California

Nov. 2017: "Current-induced spin polarization in InGaAs and GaAs epilayers with varying doping densities" is published in Physical Review B (link to article)

June 2017: "Gate control of the spin mobility through the modification of the spin-orbit interaction in two-dimensional systems" is published in Physical Review B (link to article)

June 2017: Vanessa and Xinlin present at the 2017 Workshop on Spins, Valleys, and Topological States in 2D and Layered Materials in Columbus, Ohio

Apr. 2017: Marta has successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Luengo-Kovac!

Mar. 2017: Marta and Xinlin present at the APS March Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jan. 2017: "Structural differences between capped GaSb nanostructures grown by Stranski-Krastanov and droplet epitaxy growth modes" is published in Journal of Applied Physics (link to article)

July 2016: "Long-Lived Hole Spin/Valley Polarization Probed by Kerr Rotation in Monolayer WSe2" is published in Nano Letters (link to article)

Mar. 2016: Marta, Michael, and Xinlin present at the APS March Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland




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