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Coherent spin waves driving domain wall motion in insulators

Magnetic domain walls can modulate spin-wave transport in perpendicularly magnetized channels, while magnon spin current can drive domain wall motion in the bi-doped yttrium iron garnet channel device.

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Fig. 1: Schematics of the magnonic spin transfer effect.


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Pirro, P. Coherent spin waves driving domain wall motion in insulators. Nat. Nanotechnol. 18, 970–971 (2023).

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