# Stability of spintronic devices based on quantum ring networks

@article{Foldi2009StabilityOS, title={Stability of spintronic devices based on quantum ring networks}, author={P'eter Foldi and Orsolya K{\'a}lm{\'a}n and François M. Peeters}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2009}, volume={80}, pages={125324} }

Transport properties in mesoscopic networks are investigated, where the strength of the (Rashba-type) spin-orbit coupling is assumed to be tuned with external gate voltages. We analyze in detail to what extent the ideal behavior and functionality of some promising network-based devices are modified by random (spin-dependent) scattering events and by thermal fluctuations. It is found that although the functionality of these devices is obviously based on the quantum coherence of the transmitted… Expand

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