Field- and damping-like spin-transfer torque in magnetic multilayers

  title={Field- and damping-like spin-transfer torque in magnetic multilayers},
  author={Claas Abert and Hossein Sepehri-Amin and Florian Bruckner and Christoph Vogler and Masamitsu Hayashi and Dieter Suess},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
We investigate the spin-transfer torque in a magnetic multilayer structure by means of a spin-diffusion model. The torque in the considered system, consisting of two magnetic layers separated by a conducting layer, is caused by a perpendicular-to-plane current. We compute the strength of the field-like and the damping-like torque for different material parameters and geometries. Our studies suggest that the field-like torque highly depends on the exchange coupling strength of the itinerant… 

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