This paper shows that thin films of non-magnetic metals such as copper and manganese can be made magnetic at room temperature by harnessing the charge transfer that takes place at the interface between the metal and a layer of molecules. Such a strategy potentially broadens the range of materials that could be used for magnetic and spintronic devices.
- A magnetic facelift for non-magnetic metals (News & Views p42, doi: 10.1038/524042a)
- Beating the Stoner criterion using molecular interfaces (Letter p69, doi: 10.1038/nature14621)
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