Dynamics of ferromagnetic domain walls under extreme fields

Arseni Goussev, Jonathan M Robbins, Valeriy Slastikov, Sergiy Vasylkevych

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Abstract

We report the existence of a regime for domain-wall motion in uniaxial and near-uniaxial ferromagnetic nanowires, characterized by applied magnetic fields sufficiently strong that one of the domains becomes unstable. There appears a stable solution of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation, describing a nonplanar domain wall moving with constant velocity and precessing with constant frequency. Even in the presence of thermal noise, the solution can propagate for distances on the order of 500 times the field-free domain-wall width before fluctuations in the unstable domain become appreciable.
Original languageEnglish
Article number020418(R)
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume101
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2020

Keywords

  • Domain walls
  • Magnetism
  • Magnetization dynamics
  • Micromagnetism
  • Spintronics

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