The 230th Special CMSM seminar   

Spin resolved photoelectron spectroscopy as a tool for unmasking electronic states of spintoronic materials

Professor Akio Kimura
Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University

Date & Time: 15:30 - 17:00, March 28th (Tue), 2017.
Place: Structurel Materials Building 5F Conference Room, Sengen.


  Spin resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (spin-ARPES) has been playing an important role in scrutinizing electronic structures of spintronic materials. This tutorial seminar will start with an extensive description of its working principles and our apparatus developed at Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center. Secondly, I will review our activities using spin-ARPES and synchrotron radiation on spin-orbit coupled materials such as topological insulators and other 2D materials. I will finally show the current status and future perspectives in applying this method to so-called ‘half metallic magnetic materials’ such as Heusler alloys using laser and/or soft-x-ray synchrotron radiation.