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Nanomagnetics

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Projects and Programs

Spintronics for Neuromorphic Computing

Ongoing
One of the most promising new approaches to next generation information processing is spintronics, where information is carried with electronic spin rather than

Theory of Spin-Orbit Torque

Ongoing
The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon known as spin

Spin Transport

Ongoing
The Spin Transport program performs basic and applied research, and develops new measurement capabilities, to enable the development of high-speed, nonvolatile

Publications

Ultrafast perturbation of magnetic domains by optical pumping in a ferromagnetic multilayer

Author(s)
Dmitriy Zusin, Ezio E. Iacocca, Loic Le Guyader, Alexander H. Reid, William Schlotter, TianMin Liu, Daniel Higley, Giacomo Coslovich, Scott F. Wandel, Phoebe Tengdin, Sheena K. Patel, Anatoly Shabalin, Nelson Hua, Stjepan Hrkac, Hans Nembach, Justin Shaw, Sergio Montoya, Adam Blonsky, Christian Gentry, Mark Hoefer, Margaret M. Murnane, Henry C. Kapteyn, Eric E. Fullerton, Oleg Shpyrko, Hermann Durr, Thomas J. Silva
Ultrafast optical pumping of spatially nonuniform magnetic textures is known to induce far-from-equilibrium spin transport effects. Here, we use ultrafast x-ray

Large Exotic Spin Torques in Antiferromagnetic Iron Rhodium

Author(s)
Jonathan Gibbons, Takaaki Dohi, Vivek Amin, Fei Xue, Haowen Ren, Hanu Arava, Hilal Saglam, Yuzi Liu, John Pearson, Nadya Mason, Amanda Petford-Long, Paul M. Haney, Soho Shim, Jun-wen Xu, Mark Stiles, Eric Fullerton, Andrew Kent, Shunsuke Fukami, Axel Hoffmann
Spin torque is a promising tool for driving magnetization dynamics for novel computing techniques. These torques can be easily produced by spin-orbit effects