Giant peak of the Inverse Faraday effect in the band gap of magnetophotonic microcavity

@article{Kozhaev2018GiantPO,
  title={Giant peak of the Inverse Faraday effect in the band gap of magnetophotonic microcavity},
  author={Mikhail A. Kozhaev and Alexander I. Chernov and Daria A. Sylgacheva and Alexander N. Shaposhnikov and Anatoly R. Prokopov and V. Berzhansky and Anatoly Zvezdin and Vladimir I. Belotelov},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={8}
}
Optical impact on the spin system in a magnetically ordered medium provides a unique possibility for local manipulation of magnetization at subpicosecond time scales. One of the mechanisms of the optical manipulation is related to the inverse Faraday effect (IFE). Usually the IFE is observed in crystals and magnetic films on a substrate. Here we demonstrate the IFE induced by fs-laser pulses in the magnetic film inside the magnetophotonic microcavity. Spectral dependence of the IFE on the laser… 

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