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Magnetics

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Theory of Spin-Orbit Torque

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

Magnetic Random Access Memory

The program on magnetic random-access memory develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization

Nanomagnet Dynamics

We develop methods and facilities for measuring magnetization dynamics in magnetic nanostructures with a particular emphasis on the emerging needs of future

Advanced High Frequency Devices

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at high

Publications

Electron Induced Massive Dynamics of Magnetic Domain Walls

Author(s)
Hilary M. Hurst, Victor Galitski, Tero T. Heikkila
We study the dynamics of domain walls (DWs) in a metallic, ferromagnetic nanowire. We develop a Keldysh collective coordinate technique to describe the effect

Optimal Bayesian Experimental Design

Author(s)
Robert D. McMichael
This manual describes an implementation of optimal Bayesian experimental design methods. These methods address routine measurements where data are fit to

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

Awards

Zabow wins 2016 NIST Bronze Medal

The Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award is the highest honorary award granted by the NIST Director. A Bronze Medal is defined as...

2016 IEEE Fellow - Thomas Silva

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of...

Russek named 2014 APS Fellow

APS Fellowships are a distinct honor given after extensive review by the Fellowship committee of the appropriate APS division, topical group...