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Title: Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals

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Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Inverse Design (CID)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
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Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nature Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 5; Related Information: CID partners with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (lead); Colorado School of Mines; Northwestern University; Oregon State University; SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; University of Colorado; Journal ID: ISSN 1745-2473
Nature Publishing Group (NPG)
Country of Publication:
United States
solar (photovoltaic), solar (fuels), photosynthesis (natural and artificial), electrodes - solar, defects, spin dynamics, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials)

Citation Formats

Zhang, Xiuwen, Liu, Qihang, Luo, Jun-Wei, Freeman, Arthur J., and Zunger, Alex. Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1038/NPHYS2933.
Zhang, Xiuwen, Liu, Qihang, Luo, Jun-Wei, Freeman, Arthur J., & Zunger, Alex. Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals. United States. doi:10.1038/NPHYS2933.
Zhang, Xiuwen, Liu, Qihang, Luo, Jun-Wei, Freeman, Arthur J., and Zunger, Alex. Sun . "Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals". United States. doi:10.1038/NPHYS2933.
title = {Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals},
author = {Zhang, Xiuwen and Liu, Qihang and Luo, Jun-Wei and Freeman, Arthur J. and Zunger, Alex},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1038/NPHYS2933},
journal = {Nature Physics},
issn = {1745-2473},
number = 5,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {4}

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