Magnetic nanostructures

Vortices on the move

Magnetic vortices can be controllably transferred in an extended system by electrical means.

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Figure 1: Schematic illustration of a device composed of two nanocontacts fabricated on top of a spin valve.
Figure 2: The trajectories of the magnetic vortex as a function of the applied currents.

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Ono, T. Vortices on the move. Nature Nanotech 9, 96–97 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2014.5

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