The aim of this project (FEMiNiST - FErriMagNets Spin Torques) is to study the physics of current induced torques in ferrimagnetic nanostripes using magneto-transport measurements. Materials like ferrimagnets can shine new light on the interplay between magnetism and spintronics, and may lead to the development of low consumption magnetic storage devices with attractive dynamic capabilities.
This project would hire a postdoc for 1 year to develop transport measurements to characterize current-induced torques. These experiments will be performed over a large range of temperature and magnetic field in order to take full advantage of the specificity of ferrimagnetic materials, the magnetic compensation with Ms=0. They will be compared to ongoing imaging studies on Domain Wall (DW) dynamics on the same systems. Another year of funding is available to extend the postdoc on a very close topic namely spintronics in antiferromagnets.
Co-workers : Joao Sampaio1 Vincent Cros2 and Alexandra Mougin1
1 Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, 91405 Orsay
2 Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS, Thales, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, 91767 Palaiseau
Applicants should be Ph-D in Physics with less than 2 years of experience. They should send their CV and application letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about the Imaging and Dynamics in MAGnetism team can be found on the website: https://www.lps.u-psud.fr/