Spin-polarized Current and Ørsted Field

A spin-polarized electrical current leads to a variety of periodical magnetic structures in nanostripes. In the presence of the Ørsted field, which always assists an electrical current, the basic types of magnetic structures, i.e., a vortex-antivortex crystal and cross-tie domain walls, survive. The Ørsted field prevents saturation of the nanostripe and a longitudinal domain wall appears instead. Possible magnetization structures in stripes with different geometrical and material properties are studied numerically and analytically.

Effects of a spin-polarized current assisted Ørsted field in magnetization patterning


J. Appl. Phys. 117, 213910 (2015), PDF.


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