Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 454–457 | Cite as

Field-coupled computing in magnetic multilayers

  • György CsabaEmail author
  • Paolo Lugli
  • Markus Becherer
  • Doris Schmitt-Landsiedel
  • Wolfgang Porod


This paper presents a computational study of ion-beam patterned cobalt-platinum multilayers, which could be used for field-coupled computing. We use micromagnetic simulations to reproduce measured hysteresis curves. This parameterized micromagnetic simulator then will be used for simulating interacting magnetic dots. We demonstrate how logic gates can be built from such coupled dots. We also show how electrical wires—placed beneath or above the magnetic dots—can provide a magnetic field, which propagates the magnetic signals.


Magnetic logic devices Field-coupled computing Micromagnetic simulation Cobalt/platinum multilayers FIB patterning Clocking of field-coupled devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • György Csaba
    • 1
    Email author
  • Paolo Lugli
    • 1
  • Markus Becherer
    • 2
  • Doris Schmitt-Landsiedel
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Porod
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for NanoelectronicsTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Technical ElectronicsTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  3. 3.Center for Nano Science and TechnologyUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameUSA

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