Switching induced by spin Hall effect in an in-plane magnetized ferromagnet with the easy axis parallel to the current

  title={Switching induced by spin Hall effect in an in-plane magnetized ferromagnet with the easy axis parallel to the current},
  author={Tomohiro Taniguchi},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  • T. Taniguchi
  • Published 30 September 2020
  • Physics
  • Physical Review B
Magnetization switching in a fine-structured ferromagnet of nanoscale by the spin-transfer torque excited via the spin Hall effect has attracted much attention because it enables us to manipulate the magnetization without directly applying current to the ferromagnet. However, the switching mechanism is still unclear in regard to the ferromagnet having an in-plane easy axis parallel to the current. Here we develop an analytical theory of the magnetization switching in this type of ferromagnet… 
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