Ensemble-averaged Rabi oscillations in a ferromagnetic CoFeB film

  title={Ensemble-averaged Rabi oscillations in a ferromagnetic CoFeB film},
  author={Amir Capua and Charles T. Rettner and See-Hun Yang and Timothy Phung and Stuart S. P. Parkin},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Rabi oscillations describe the process whereby electromagnetic radiation interacts coherently with spin states in a non-equilibrium interaction. To date, Rabi oscillations have not been studied in one of the most common spin ensembles in nature: spins in ferromagnets. Here, using a combination of femtosecond laser pulses and microwave excitations, we report the classical analogue of Rabi oscillations in ensemble-averaged spins of a ferromagnet. The microwave stimuli are shown to extend the… 
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  • Y. Li, W. Zhang, Z. Cheng
  • Physics
    Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
  • 2019
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