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Fast electronics with Antiferromagnetic SpinTronics

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Project "FAST" data sheet

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Organization address
address: SAARSTRASSE 21
city: MAINZ
postcode: 55122

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 Coordinator Country Germany [DE]
 Project website
 Total cost 159˙460 €
 EC max contribution 159˙460 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-07-15   to  2019-07-14


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 Project objective

The end of scaling according to Moore’s law will reinforce the need to look for energy efficient and faster devices based on alternative materials and concepts that are however compatible with Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS). A new generation of logic and storage devices might arise from promising antiferromagnetic materials because of the absence of a net magnetic moment and of the characteristic frequencies of THz-order. In an antiferromagnet, the electron spins on adjacent atoms cancel each other out. An antiferromagnet has thus no associated magnetic field meaning that individual devices can encode information and be packed ultimately densely without interacting with one another. Simultaneously, the origin of this stability makes the antiferromagnet state difficult to read and control. The recent combination of antiferromagnets and spintronics has however opened the road towards the electrical control of their magnetic order. The aim of the project is first to establish a “gold standard” to electrically control the dynamics of antiferromagnetic thin films. In ferromagnets, electrical switching via the spin transfer torque is presently the most promising path to low power random access memories. Similar considerations are expected to apply here based on non-staggered and staggered spin-orbit torques in innovative multilayer systems consisting only of a bulk low damping antiferromagnetic insulator and a heavy metal, and layers of the promising metallic antiferromagnets with bulk broken inversion symmetry. Identifying the systems in which spin-orbit torques can effectively compensate the magnetic damping will permit to achieve an ultra-fast domain wall motion induced by short pulses, and contribute towards antiferromagnetic based devices such as memristors or nano-oscillators for real technological applications. FAST will thus pave the way to establish the use of spin-orbit torques in antiferromagnets as a new paradigm for magnetic device concepts.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Shilei Ding, Andrew Ross, Romain Lebrun, Sven Becker, Kyujoon Lee, Isabella Boventer, Souvik Das, Yuichiro Kurokawa, Shruti Gupta, Jinbo Yang, Gerhard Jakob, Mathias Kläui
Interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction and chiral magnetic textures in a ferrimagnetic insulator
published pages: , ISSN: 2469-9950, DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.100.100406
Physical Review B 100/10 2020-01-27
2019 L. Baldrati, O. Gomonay, A. Ross, M. Filianina, R. Lebrun, R. Ramos, C. Leveille, F. Fuhrmann, T. R. Forrest, F. Maccherozzi, S. Valencia, F. Kronast, E. Saitoh, J. Sinova, M. Kläui
Mechanism of Néel Order Switching in Antiferromagnetic Thin Films Revealed by Magnetotransport and Direct Imaging
published pages: , ISSN: 0031-9007, DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.123.177201
Physical Review Letters 123/17 2020-01-27
2019 Joel Cramer, Lorenzo Baldrati, Andrew Ross, Mehran Vafaee, Romain Lebrun, Mathias Kläui
Impact of electromagnetic fields and heat on spin transport signals in Y 3 Fe 5 O 12
published pages: , ISSN: 2469-9950, DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.100.094439
Physical Review B 100/9 2020-01-27
2018 R. Lebrun, A. Ross, S. A. Bender, A. Qaiumzadeh, L. Baldrati, J. Cramer, A. Brataas, R. A. Duine, M. Kläui
Tunable long-distance spin transport in a crystalline antiferromagnetic iron oxide
published pages: 222-225, ISSN: 0028-0836, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0490-7
Nature 561/7722 2020-01-27
2019 Tetsuya Hajiri, Lorenzo Baldrati, Romain Lebrun, Mariia Filianina, Andrew Ross, Naoya Tanahashi, Motoki Kuroda, Weiliang Gan, Tevfik Onur Mentes, Francesca Genuzio, Andrea Locatelli, H Asano, Mathias Klaui
Spin structure and spin Hall magnetoresistance of epitaxial thin films of the insulating non-collinear antiferromagnet SmFeO3
published pages: , ISSN: 0953-8984, DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/ab303c
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2020-01-27
2019 Joel Cramer, Andrew Ross, Samridh Jaiswal, Lorenzo Baldrati, Romain Lebrun, Mathias Kläui
Orientation-dependent direct and inverse spin Hall effects in Co 60 Fe 20 B 20
published pages: , ISSN: 2469-9950, DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.99.104414
Physical Review B 99/10 2020-01-27
2019 R. Lebrun, A. Ross, O. Gomonay, S. A. Bender, L. Baldrati, F. Kronast, A. Qaiumzadeh, J. Sinova, A. Brataas, R. A. Duine, M. Kläui
Anisotropies and magnetic phase transitions in insulating antiferromagnets determined by a Spin-Hall magnetoresistance probe
published pages: , ISSN: 2399-3650, DOI: 10.1038/s42005-019-0150-8
Communications Physics 2/1 2020-01-27

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