Current-induced magnetization changes in a spin valve due to incoherent emission of non-equilibrium magnons

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Kozub, V. I.; Caro, J.;
(2004)
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter::Materials Science | Condensed Matter::Other

We describe spin transfer in a ferromagnet/normal metal/ferromagnet spin-valve point contact. Spin is transferred from the spin-polarized device current to the magnetization of the free layer by the mechanism of incoherent magnon emission by electrons. Our approach is b... View more
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