Generation of multipeak spectrum of spin torque oscillator in non-linear regime

Shuichi Iwakiri, Satoshi Sugimoto, Yasuhiro Niimi, Kensuke Kobayashi, Yusuke Kozuka, Yukiko K. Takahashi, Shinya Kasai

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We investigate the spectral characteristics of a spin torque oscillator (STO) excited by the spin Hall-induced spin current. We observe that the modest spin current injection triggers the conventional single peak oscillating behavior of the STO. As the spin current is further increased to enter the non-linear regime, we find the transition of the spectrum from a single peak to a multipeak structure whose frequency spacing is constant. This behavior can be primarily explained by the extremely broadened peak of the STO, which is accompanied by the frequency-dependent filtering by the transmission line. To explain the observation more quantitatively, we also discuss that the multipeak may reflect the characteristics of the intrinsic dynamics of the STO in the non-linear regime.

Original languageEnglish
Article number022406
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jul 13


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