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|Title:||Current-induced magnetization dynamics in Co/Cu/Co nanopillars|
|Authors:||Ma, X. Q.|
Xiao, Z. H.
Wu, P. P.
Zhang, J. X.
Chen, L. Q.
Spin polarised transport
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Source:||Journal of applied physics, 1 Apr. 2008, v. 103, no. 7, 07B111, p. 1-3.|
|Abstract:||We studied current-induced magnetization dynamics in Co/Cu/Co nanopillars using the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation incorporating the spin transfer torque effect. We show that the magnetization dynamics can be grouped into four types according to its characteristics and the current density value under zero external field. It is found that an external field can significantly affect the magnetization dynamics, either favoring or impeding the magnetization switching depending on its direction.|
|Rights:||© 2008 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in X. Q. Ma et al., J. Appl. Phys. 103, 07B111 (2008) and may be found at http://link.aip.org/link/?jap/103/07B111.|
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