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Stiff modes in spinvalve simulations with OOMMF

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Author(s)

Spyridon Mitropoulos, Vassilis Tsiantos, Kyriakos Ovaliadis, Dimitris Kechrakos, Michael J. Donahue

Abstract

Micromagnetic simulations are an important tool for the investigation of magnetic materials. Micromagnetic software uses various techniques to solve differential equations, partial or ordinary, involved in the dynamic simulations. Euler, Runge-Kutta, Adams, and BDF are some of the methods used for this purpose. In this paper, spinvalve simulations are investigated. Evidence is presented showing that these systems have stiff modes, and that implicit methods such as BDF are more effective than explicit methods in such cases.
Citation
Physica B-Condensed Matter

Keywords

micromagnetic simulations, spinvalve, ODEs, stiffness

Citation

Mitropoulos, S. , Tsiantos, V. , Ovaliadis, K. , Kechrakos, D. and Donahue, M. (2016), Stiff modes in spinvalve simulations with OOMMF, Physica B-Condensed Matter, [online], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2015.10.010, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=919174 (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created March 31, 2016, Updated October 12, 2021