This work tackles theoretical investigations on the synchronization of spin-wave modes generated by spin-transfertorque in a double nanocontact geometry. The interaction mechanisms between the resulting oscillators are analyzed in the case of propagating modes which are excited via a normal-to-plane magnetic bias field. To characterize the underlying physical mechanisms, a multi-domain analysis is performed. It makes use of an equivalent electrical circuit, to deduce the output electrical power, and of micromagnetic simulations, through which information on the frequency spectra and on the spatial distribution of the wavefront of the emitted spin-waves is extracted. This study provides further and intriguing insights into the physical mechanisms giving rise to synchronization of spin-torque oscillators.

Synchronization of propagating spin-wave modes in a double-contact spin-torque oscillator: a micromagnetic study

PULIAFITO, VITO;CONSOLO, Giancarlo;AZZERBONI, Bruno
2014

Abstract

This work tackles theoretical investigations on the synchronization of spin-wave modes generated by spin-transfertorque in a double nanocontact geometry. The interaction mechanisms between the resulting oscillators are analyzed in the case of propagating modes which are excited via a normal-to-plane magnetic bias field. To characterize the underlying physical mechanisms, a multi-domain analysis is performed. It makes use of an equivalent electrical circuit, to deduce the output electrical power, and of micromagnetic simulations, through which information on the frequency spectra and on the spatial distribution of the wavefront of the emitted spin-waves is extracted. This study provides further and intriguing insights into the physical mechanisms giving rise to synchronization of spin-torque oscillators.
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