TRR227 PI Dr. Unai Atxitia publishes in Communications Physics
Together with colleagues from Spain and the UK, TRR 227 scientist Unai Atxitia (project A08) find giant localised spin-Peltier effect due to ultrafast domain wall motion in antiferromagnetic metals.
News from Feb 06, 2020
The spin Peltier effect describes the temperature modulation of a system in response to a spin current and has potential application for thermal nanosensors. Here, the authors theoretically demonstrate that for an antiferromagnetic system, via the spin Peltier effect, a current driven domain wall can carry a localised heat wave with a temperature of 1 K.
R. M. Otxoa, U. Atxitia, P. E. Roy, and O. Chubykalo-Fesenko: Giant localised spin-Peltier effect due to ultrafast domain wall motion in antiferromagnetic metals, Commun. Phys. 3: 31 (2020) - DOI: 10.1038/s42005-020-0296-4