By Topic

Effect of Interdot Separation on Collective Magnonic Modes in Chains of Rectangular Dots

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
$33 $13
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

9 Author(s)
Roberto Zivieri$^{1}$ CNISM Unità di Ferrara, Dipartimento di Fisica,, Università di Ferrara,, Ferrara,, Italy ; Federico Montoncello ; Loris Giovannini ; Fabrizio Nizzoli
more authors

The behavior of collective spin excitations in chains of rectangular NiFe dots is studied as a function of interdot separation. Dots have thickness of 40 nm and lateral dimensions of 715 × 450 nm2. They are put side by side along the major axis and the interdot separation is varied in the range 55-625 nm. Brillouin light scattering experiments have been performed at normal incidence (exchanged wave vector q = 0) and with the external magnetic field applied along the chain length. A satisfactory interpretation of the experimental data is achieved by magnonic bands calculations based on the dynamical matrix method. Such calculations have been performed at both the center and the border of the first Brillouin zone, in the case of Bloch wave vector q parallel to the applied field. In this way we can predict the amplitude of modes frequency oscillation (magnonic band), which is an important property to identify the behavior of a one-dimensional magnonic meta-material.

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Magnetics  (Volume:47 ,  Issue: 6 )