By Topic

Magnetic-field-orientation dependent magnetization reversal and spin waves in elongated permalloy nanorings

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

8 Author(s)
Ma, F.S. ; Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542 ; Zhang, V.L. ; Wang, Z.K. ; Lim, H.S.
more authors

Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check, click on this link: 

The field-orientation dependence of magnetization reversal and spin wave modes in nanorings has been investigated by focused magneto-optical Kerr effect spectroscopy, Brillouin spectroscopy, and micromagnetic simulations. The samples studied are periodic arrays of 150 nm wide Ni80Fe20 rings with long axes of 850, 1200, and 1500 nm, and respective short axes of 550, 700, and 900 nm. For the smallest ring, the onion-to-vortex transition is observed for both the applied magnetic field directed along, and 5° from its magnetization easy axis. In contrast for the two larger rings, this transition is not observed for the field in the latter orientation. Splitting of spin wave modes is observed for the transition from the onion to vortex state. Micromagnetic simulations of magnetization reversal and spin waves are in good agreement with experiments. The simulated temporal recording of magnetization distributions during transition reveals that different switching mechanisms result from different applied magnetic field orientations.

Published in:

Journal of Applied Physics  (Volume:108 ,  Issue: 5 )