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Green's function formalism for nonlocal elliptical magnon transport

@inproceedings{Sterk2021GreensFF,
  title={Green's function formalism for nonlocal elliptical magnon transport},
  author={W. P. Sterk and Andreas Ruckriegel and H. Y. Yuan and Babak Zare Rameshti and Rembert A. Duine},
  year={2021}
}
We develop a non-equilibrium Green’s function formalism to study magnonic spin transport through a strongly anisotropic ferromagnetic insulator contacted by metallic leads. We model the ferromagnetic insulator as a finite-sized one-dimensional spin chain, with metallic contacts at the first and last sites that inject and detect spin in the form of magnons. In the presence of anisotropy, these ferromagnetic magnons become elliptically polarized, and spin conservation is broken. We show that this… Expand

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