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dc.titleEfficient spin transfer torque in pseudo-spin-valve structure
dc.contributor.authorGuo, J.
dc.contributor.authorJalil, M.B.A.
dc.contributor.authorTan, S.G.
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T02:47:20Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T02:47:20Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationGuo, J., Jalil, M.B.A., Tan, S.G. (2008). Efficient spin transfer torque in pseudo-spin-valve structure. Journal of Applied Physics 103 (7) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2837483
dc.identifier.issn00218979
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/55806
dc.description.abstractA generalized spin transport model is applied to a typical pseudo-spin-valve (PSV) structure, consisting of a Co1 (10 nm) -Cu (6 nm) -Co2 (3 nm) trilayer with noncollinear magnetization. The model is based on the spin-drift-diffusion model, which considers both longitudinal and transverse components of spin accumulation and spin current across the PSV. The influence of a spin-selective interfacial resistance is incorporated by modifying the boundary conditions. The strength of the spin transfer torque is obtained by considering the transverse spin accumulation in the free layer. Our calculations predict a significant enhancement of spin torque and consequent reduction in the critical current density for current-induced magnetization switching by engineering the spin-dependent interfacial effects and optimizing the relative orientations of the anisotropy axes of the two ferromagnetic layers. © 2008 American Institute of Physics.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
dc.contributor.departmentDATA STORAGE INSTITUTE
dc.description.doi10.1063/1.2837483
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Applied Physics
dc.description.volume103
dc.description.issue7
dc.description.page-
dc.description.codenJAPIA
dc.identifier.isiut000255043200151
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