Weber, Wolfgang and Riesen, S. and Back, Christian and Shorikov, A. and Anisimov, V. and Siegmann, H. (2002) Spin Motion of Electrons during Reflection from a Ferromagnetic Surface. Physical Review B (PRB) B 66 (10), p. 100405.
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If electrons are reflected from a ferromagnet, the spin moves depending on the magnetization vector of the ferromagnetic surface. The spin motion, consisting of a precession around the magnetization direction and a rotation into it, is measured and explained in terms of the electronic band structure of the ferromagnet. If applications within a solid-state device are considered, sizeable transverse torques on the magnetization due to the spin precession can be expected.
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|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Back > Group Christian Back|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||20 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 10:09|