Magnetism in curved geometries

Extending planar two-dimensional structures into the three-dimensional space has become a general trend in multiple disciplines, including electronics, photonics, plasmonics and magnetics. This approach provides means to modify conventional or to launch novel functionalities by tailoring the geometry of an object, e.g. its local curvature. In a generic electronic system,…

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Rashba Torque Driven Domain Wall Motion in Magnetic Helices

Manipulation of the domain wall propagation in magnetic wires is a key practical task for a number of devices including racetrack memory and magnetic logic. Recently, curvilinear effects emerged as an efficient mean to impact substantially the statics and dynamics of magnetic textures. Here, we demonstrate that the curvilinear form of the exchange…

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Curvature and torsion effects in spin-current driven domain wall motion

The domain wall motion along a helix-shaped nanowire is studied for the case of spin-current driving via the Zhang-Li mechanism. The analysis is based on the collective variable approach. Two effects are ascertained: (i) the curvature results in the appearance of the Walker limit for a uniaxial wire, and (ii)…

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How to Use Git with TexStudio

TexStudio is our favorite TeX editor. It works with only SVN version system. Nevertheless, using macroses one can teach it to work with Git also. To do it, one needs to create three new scripts Macros -> Add/Change in the file menu. Get from server %SCRIPT buildManager.runCommand(“git pull “, editor.fileName())

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Curvature-induced domain wall pinning

A local bend of a nanowire is a source of pinning potential for a transversal head-to-head (tail-to-tail) domain wall. Eigenfrequency of the domain wall free oscillations at the pinning potential and the effective friction are determined as functions of the curvature and domain wall width. The pinning potential originates from…

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Git

A few useful links about Git: http://rogerdudler.github.io/git-guide/ a very simple guide with all needed commands https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/ http://www.alexkras.com/19-git-tips-for-everyday-use/ http://www.toptal.com/git/git-workflows-for-pros-a-good-git-guide “How to” and “why” explanations https://tproger.ru/translations/most-common-git-screwupsquestions-and-solutions/ (rus)

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Torsion-induced effects in magnetic nanowires

A magnetic helix wire is one of the simplest magnetic systems which manifests properties of both curvature and torsion. Possible equilibrium magnetization states in the helix wire with different anisotropy directions are studied theoretically. There exist two equilibrium states in the helix wire with easy-tangential anisotropy: a quasitangential magnetization distribution…

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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…

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Möbius Ring: Magnetic and Geometrical Chiralities

Chirality symmetry breaking is a common phenomenon in the Nature. The most intriguing examples come from life sciences (chirality symmetry breaking of biological macromolecules, such as DNA) and from particle physics (e.g. neutrino helicity symmetry breaking). In magnetism, chirality is a characteristic of a number of topologically nontrivial structures, such…

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