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Magnon Spintronics

  • Alexy D. Karenowska
  • A. V. Chumak
  • A. A. Serga
  • Burkard Hillebrands
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Abstract

Presented here is an introduction to magnon spintronics, the emerging field of research concerned with structures and devices which involve the interconversion between electronic spin currents (spin currents carried by electrons) and magnon currents (spin angular momentum fluxes which do not involve the motion of charged carriers). Aimed at the nonexpert reader, the text reviews fundamental and applied aspects of magnonics and examines how the study of the interplay between magnonic and electronic spin transport both shines a light on new physics, and opens doors to new technologies.

Keywords

Spin Wave Spin Current Yttrium Iron Garnet Magnonic Crystal Brillouin Light Scattering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexy D. Karenowska
    • 1
  • A. V. Chumak
    • 2
  • A. A. Serga
    • 2
  • Burkard Hillebrands
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Magdalen CollegeUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Fachbereich Physik and Forschungszentrum OPTIMASTechnische Universität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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