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Calculations of Magnetic Skyrmion Annihilation by Quantum Mechanical Tunneling

  title={Calculations of Magnetic Skyrmion Annihilation by Quantum Mechanical Tunneling},
  author={Sergei Vlasov and Pavel F. Bessarab and Igor S. Lobanov and Mariia N. Potkina and Valery M. Uzdin and Hannes J'onsson},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
Theoretical analysis of the crossover temperature from over-the-barrier to quantum mechanical tunneling in multi-spin systems is presented and applied to the annihilation of a magnetic Skyrmions in a two-dimensional lattice. A remarkably strong dependence of the crossover temperature and the lifetime of the Skyrmions on the parameters in the extended Heisenberg Hamiltonian, i.e. the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction, out-of-plane anisotropy and applied magnetic field, is found and a region… 
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