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Picosecond switching in a ferromagnet

An ultrashort pulse of electric current can be used to switch the magnetization of a micrometre-scale magnetic element via spin–orbit torques.

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Fig. 1: Picosecond SOT switching of a ferromagnet.


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Avci, C.O. Picosecond switching in a ferromagnet. Nat Electron 3, 660–661 (2020).

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