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Magnetic domain wall induced, localized nanowire reversal

O'Brien, L., Beguivin, A., Fernandez-Pacheco, A., Petit, D., Read, Daniel and Cowburn, R. P. 2012. Magnetic domain wall induced, localized nanowire reversal. Applied Physics Letters 101 (6) , 062415. 10.1063/1.4742746

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Abstract

Considerable difficulties exist in generating appreciable magnetic fields, localized on nanometer length scales for future experiments and technologies. Here we experimentally demonstrate selective reversal of a ferromagnetic nanowire by the stray field from a domain wall. The use of a domain wall as a persistent, mobile source of magnetic field is an alternative to localized Oersted fields and current induced switching, with possible use in future domain wall based data storage schemes and magnetic random access memory applications.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Additional Information: Pdf uploaded in accordance with publisher's policy at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0003-6951/ (accessed 20/02/2014).
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
ISSN: 0003-6951
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:43
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/43614

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