Electronic control of magnonic and spintronic devices



Nanometric magnonic and spintronic devices need magnetic field control in addition to conventional electronic control. In this work we review ways to replace magnetic field control by an electronic one in order to circumvent appearance of stray magnetic fields or the difficulty of creating large magnetic fields over nanometric distances. Voltage control is compared to current control and corresponding devices are compared from their energetic efficiency point of view.


Spin Current Spintronic Device Joule Effect Spin Transfer Torque Stray Magnetic Field 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Magnétisme de BretagneUBO CNRS-FRE 3117Brest Cedex 3France
  2. 2.Laboratoire des Domaines Océaniques, IUEM CNRS-UMR 6538 Technopôle Brest IroisePlouzanéFrance

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