skip to main content

SciTech ConnectSciTech Connect

Title: Magnetic anisotropy, damping, and interfacial spin transport in Pt/LSMO bilayers

In this paper, we report ferromagnetic resonance measurements of magnetic anisotropy and damping in epitaxial La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 (LSMO) and Pt capped LSMO thin films on SrTiO3 (001) substrates. The measurements reveal large negative perpendicular magnetic anisotropy and a weaker uniaxial in-plane anisotropy that are unaffected by the Pt cap. The Gilbert damping of the bare LSMO films is found to be low α = 1.9(1) × 10-3, and two-magnon scattering is determined to be significant and strongly anisotropic. The Pt cap increases the damping by 50% due to spin pumping, which is also directly detected via inverse spin Hall effect in Pt. Our research demonstrates efficient spin transport across the Pt/LSMO interface.
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [1]
  1. Univ. of California, Irvine, CA (United States)
  2. Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA (United States)
  3. Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
AIP Advances
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2158-3226
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE magnetic anisotropy; magnetic films; epitaxy; linewidths; metallic thin films