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Spin waves

Close-up on spin dynamics

Standing spin-waves can be excited in artificial chains of magnetic atoms using inelastic electron tunnelling spectroscopy, thereby offering a route to speed up the switching of their magnetization.

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Figure 1: Spin-wave-assisted magnetization switching.


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Rohart, S., Rodary, G. Close-up on spin dynamics. Nature Mater 13, 770–771 (2014).

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