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Ultrafast Spin Flip on Homodinuclear Clusters

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Ultrafast Magnetism I

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Using fully ab initio calculations we investigate the laser-induced ultrafast spin flip on the magnetic homodinuclear clusters FeOFe and NiONi. The oxygen atoms lower the total symmetry of the clusters inducing spin-density localization. Moreover, the proposed spin-flip scenarios on the two clusters exhibit different patterns matching their respective electronic structures.

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We acknowledge financial support from the DFG and the collaborative Research Center TRR/SFB 88 “3MET” as well as the Carl-Zeiss Foundation.

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Jin, W., Li, C., Lefkidis, G., Hübner, W. (2015). Ultrafast Spin Flip on Homodinuclear Clusters. In: Bigot, JY., Hübner, W., Rasing, T., Chantrell, R. (eds) Ultrafast Magnetism I. Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol 159. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07743-7_43

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