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Charges ride the spin wave

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An alternating charge current pumped by the precessing magnetization of a ferromagnet demonstrates the direct conversion of magnons into charge currents via relativistic spin–orbit coupling.

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Kuschel, T., Reiss, G. Charges ride the spin wave. Nature Nanotech 10, 22–24 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2014.279

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