Domain wall pinning by antiferromagnets in magnetic nanowires

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The use of antiferromagnets to pin domain walls in ferromagnetic nanowires was investigated using simulations. Pinning was effective for both in-plane and perpendicularly magnetized nanowires with transverse, Néel and Bloch domain walls. Domain walls could be depinned using external applied fields or electric currents and a pulsed current mode could be used to shift domain walls from one pinning site to the next.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6971254
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Nov 1


  • Domain wall pinning
  • magnetic nanowires
  • simulation


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