Reconfigurable Pinwheel Artificial-Spin-Ice and Superconductor Hybrid Device.

  title={Reconfigurable Pinwheel Artificial-Spin-Ice and Superconductor Hybrid Device.},
  author={Yangyang Lyu and Xiaoyu Ma and Jing Xu and Yong-Lei Wang and Zhi-Li Xiao and Sining Dong and Boldizs{\'a}r Jank{\'o} and Hua-bing Wang and Ralu Divan and John E. Pearson and Peiheng Wu and Wai K. Kwok},
  journal={Nano letters},
The ability to control the potential landscape in a medium of interacting particles could lead to intriguing collective behavior and innovative functionalities. Here, we utilize spatially reconfigurable magnetic potentials of a pinwheel artificial-spin-ice (ASI) structure to tailor the motion of superconducting vortices. The reconstituted chain structures of the magnetic charges in the pinwheel ASI and the strong interaction between magnetic charges and superconducting vortices allow… 
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