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Plots for APS Spin Lifetime Paper

MIT License



Install the required Python packages with

$ pip install -r requirements.txt

Depending on how your system is configured:

  • You may need to run this commands with sudo.
  • You may want to install the core SciPy packages via your package manager.
  • You may want to use virtualenv.


Build the plots with

$ make

Output will be saved in the build directory.

Python output will be redirected to stdout.log and errors to stderr.log.

Remove the build and logs with

$ make clean


This code is licensed under the MIT license with the exception of any files under the path json.

The fits under the path json were generated using evansosenko/spin-lifetime-analysis, and use data presented in:

Tunneling Spin Injection into Single Layer Graphene. Wei Han, K. Pi, K. M. McCreary, Yan Li, Jared J. I. Wong, Adrian G. Swartz, and Roland K. Kawakami, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 167202 (2010)

This data was used with permission and is available for download: Joint Laboratory for Spintronics Research, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Riverside.

Any figures or other output generated to be identical or otherwise indistinguishable to the figures submitted to APS are Copyright © 2014 by the American Physical Society.


This software is provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantibility and fitness for a particular purpose.