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Model for spin waves and lasing in monolayer graphene films
Author(s): Vladimir L. Derbov; Dmitry D Grachev; Leonid A. Sevastyanov; Konstantin P. Lovetskiy; Sergey I. Vinitsky; Alexander A. Gusev
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Paper Abstract

Basing on Dirac equation for interacting massless fermions, we propose a nonlinear model that describes a possible mechanism of ferromagnetism in graphene structures, resulting from electron-electron interaction and spontaneous breaking of spin symmetry of valence electrons. Qualitative predictions of the model are important for practical applications in spintronics. Localized kink-antikink patterns of valence electron spin density on the graphene surface are calculated, their interaction is described, and, finally, the formation of their quasi-bound metastable states (breathers) is investigated. The spectrum of breathers is calculated in both the analytical and the numerical form. Once created, the inverted population of the appropriate states may be used to generate quantum coherent nonlinear spin waves that can find practical applications in nanoelectronics and spintronics. Optical excitation and possible lasing transitions between the breather discrete states are discussed.

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Date Published: 19 March 2015
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 9448, Saratov Fall Meeting 2014: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine XVI; Laser Physics and Photonics XVI; and Computational Biophysics, 94481W (19 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2178360
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Vladimir L. Derbov, Saratov State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Dmitry D Grachev, Peoples' Friendship Univ. of Russia (Russian Federation)
Leonid A. Sevastyanov, Peoples' Friendship Univ. of Russia (Russian Federation)
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation)
Konstantin P. Lovetskiy, Peoples' Friendship Univ. of Russia (Russian Federation)
Sergey I. Vinitsky, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation)
Peoples' Friendship Univ. of Russia (Russian Federation)
Alexander A. Gusev, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9448:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2014: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine XVI; Laser Physics and Photonics XVI; and Computational Biophysics
Elina A. Genina; Vladimir L. Derbov; Kirill V. Larin; Dmitry E. Postnov; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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