Spin torque control of antiferromagnetic moments in NiO

  title={Spin torque control of antiferromagnetic moments in NiO},
  author={Takahiro Moriyama and Kent Oda and Takuo Ohkochi and Motoi Kimata and Teruo Ono},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
For a long time, there were no efficient ways of controlling antiferromagnets. Quite a strong magnetic field was required to manipulate the magnetic moments because of a high molecular field and a small magnetic susceptibility. It was also difficult to detect the orientation of the magnetic moments since the net magnetic moment is effectively zero. For these reasons, research on antiferromagnets has not been progressed as drastically as that on ferromagnets which are the main materials in… Expand
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