Ron Jansen

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Ron Jansen is a prime senior scientist at the Spintronics Research Center of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. at Nijmegen University in the Netherlands and worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, as a postdoctoral associate and at the University of Twente, Netherlands, as a professor and group leader. He has worked since 1991 on electronic transport, spintronics, and nanoscience. The current focus is on semiconductor spintronics.

Semiconductor Physics

Viewpoint: Holes in Silicon Hold On to Their Spin

New experiments show that holes in silicon can transport spin over surprisingly large distances, adding p-type semiconductors to the toolkit of materials for spintronics. Read More »