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Anatomy of spin–orbit torques

The use of time-resolved X-ray microscopy allows a direct visualization of the magnetization switching for nanomagnets under the effect of spin–orbit torques.

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Figure 1: Geometry of the magnetic switching.

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Correspondence to Kei Yamamoto or Hidekazu Kurebayashi.

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Yamamoto, K., Kurebayashi, H. Anatomy of spin–orbit torques. Nature Nanotech 12, 941–942 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2017.183

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