Electric-Field Control of the Interlayer Exchange Coupling for Magnetization Switching

@article{Sayed2020ElectricFieldCO,
  title={Electric-Field Control of the Interlayer Exchange Coupling for Magnetization Switching},
  author={Shehrin Sayed and Cheng‐Hsiang Hsu and Niklas Roschewsky and See-Hun Yang and Sayeef S. Salahuddin},
  journal={Physical review applied},
  year={2020},
  volume={14}
}
We propose an electric-field-controlled mechanism for magnetization switching assisted solely by the interlayer-exchange coupling (IEC) between the fixed and the free magnets, which are separated by two oxide barriers sandwiching a spacer material known for exhibiting large IEC. The basic idea relies on the formation of a quantum-well (QW) within the spacer material and controlling the transmission coefficient across the structure with an electric-field via the resonant tunneling phenomena… 

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