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Thomas J. Silva

Publications

All-optical spin transfer between elemental sublattices in half-metallic Co2MnGe Heusler compound within the femtosecond laser excitation pulse

Author(s)
Phoebe Tengdin, Christian Gentry, Adam Blonsky, Dmitriy Zusin, Michael Gerrity, Lukas Hellbruck, Moritz Hofherr, Justin M. Shaw, Yaroslav Kvashnin, Erna K. Delczeg-Czirjak, Monika Arora, Hans T. Nembach, Thomas J. Silva, Stefan Mathias, Martin Aeschliman, Henry C. Kapteyn, Danny Thonig, Konstantinos Koumpouras, Olle Eriksson, Margaret M. Murnane
Heusler compounds are exciting materials for future spintronics applications because they display a wide range of tunable electronic and magnetic interactions

Ultrafast optically induced spin transfer in ferromagnetic alloys

Author(s)
Moritz Hofherr, Soren Hauser, J. K. Dewhurst, Phoebe Tengdin, S Sakshath, Hans T. Nembach, Tobias Weber, Justin M. Shaw, Thomas J. Silva, H C. Kapteyn, M Cinchetti, B Rethfeld, M M. Murnane, D Steil, B Stadtmuller, S Sharma, Martin Aeschlimann, S Mathias
The vision of using light to manipulate electronic and spin excitations in materials on their fundamental time and length scales requires new approaches in

Anomalous spin–orbit torques in magnetic single-layer films

Author(s)
Wenrui Wang, Tao Wang, Vivek P. Amin, Yang Wang, Anil Radhakrishna, Angie Davidson, Shane Allen, Thomas J. Silva, Hendrik Ohldag, Davor Balzar, Barry L. Zink, Paul M. Haney, John Xiao, D.G. Cahill, Virginia O. Lorenz, Xin Fan
Spin-orbit interaction (SOI) couples charge and spin transport, enabling electrical control of magnetization, the foundation of next-generation spintronic

Near-Unity Spin Hall Ratio in Ni$_x$Cu$_{1-x}$ Alloys

Author(s)
Mark W. Keller, Katy Gerace, Monika Arora, Justin M. Shaw, Thomas J. Silva
We report a large spin Hall effect in the 3$d$ transition metal alloy Ni$_x$Cu$_{1-x}$ for $x \in \{ 0.3,0.75\} $, detected via the ferromagnetic resonance of a
Created October 9, 2019