Inducing skyrmions in ultrathin Fe films by hydrogen exposure

  title={Inducing skyrmions in ultrathin Fe films by hydrogen exposure},
  author={Pin-Jui Hsu and Levente R{\'o}zsa and Aurore Finco and Lorenz Schmidt and Kriszti{\'a}n Palot{\'a}s and Elena Vedmedenko and L'aszl'o Udvardi and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Szunyogh and Andr{\'e} Kubetzka and Kirsten von Bergmann and Roland Wiesendanger},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Magnetic skyrmions are localized nanometer-sized spin configurations with particle-like properties, which are envisioned to be used as bits in next-generation information technology. An essential step toward future skyrmion-based applications is to engineer key magnetic parameters for developing and stabilizing individual magnetic skyrmions. Here we demonstrate the tuning of the non-collinear magnetic state of an Fe double layer on an Ir(111) substrate by loading the sample with atomic hydrogen… Expand

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