Micromagnetics and spintronics: models and numerical methods

Abstract

Computational micromagnetics has become an indispensable tool for the theoretical investigation of magnetic structures. Classical micromagnetics has been successfully applied to a wide range of applications including magnetic storage media, magnetic sensors, permanent magnets and more. The recent advent of spintronics devices has led to various extensions to the micromagnetic model in order to account for spin-transport effects. This article aims to give an overview over the analytical micromagnetic model as well as its numerical implementation. The main focus is put on the integration of spin-transport effects with classical micromagnetics.

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Abert, C. Micromagnetics and spintronics: models and numerical methods. Eur. Phys. J. B 92, 120 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2019-90599-6

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