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Title: Reversible to irreversible transitions in periodically driven skyrmion systems

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Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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OSTI ID: 1557750; OSTI ID: 1558058
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-29789; LA-UR-18-30671
Journal ID: ISSN 1367-2630
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001; AC52-06NA25396
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Published Article
Journal Name:
New Journal of Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: New Journal of Physics Journal Volume: 21 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1367-2630
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; Material Science; skyrmion; nonequilibrium phase transition; superconducting vortex

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Brown, B. L., Reichhardt, C., and Reichhardt, C. J. O. Reversible to irreversible transitions in periodically driven skyrmion systems. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web.
Brown, B. L., Reichhardt, C., & Reichhardt, C. J. O. Reversible to irreversible transitions in periodically driven skyrmion systems. United Kingdom.
Brown, B. L., Reichhardt, C., and Reichhardt, C. J. O. Tue . "Reversible to irreversible transitions in periodically driven skyrmion systems". United Kingdom.
title = {Reversible to irreversible transitions in periodically driven skyrmion systems},
author = {Brown, B. L. and Reichhardt, C. and Reichhardt, C. J. O.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1088/1367-2630/aaf8dd},
journal = {New Journal of Physics},
number = 1,
volume = 21,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {1}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: (a), (b) Images of particle positions in a portion of the sample in the skyrmion limit with αmd=1. Filled circles are ‘active’ particles that do not return to the same position after each drive cycle, and open circles are inactive particles that move reversibly. (a) A reversible statemore » at d=14.30 after n=1, 10, and 311 cycles, from top to bottom. (b) An irreversible state at d=21.45 after n=1, 10, and 1000 cycles, from top to bottom. (c) The mean square particle displacement in the x direction, $R^{2}_{x}$, versus cycle number n for d=14.30 (blue) and d=21.45 (red). The dashed line is a fit to $R^{2}_{x}$ ∝ n. (d) The fraction Fa of active particles versus n for d=14.30 (blue) and d=21.45 (red). The dashed lines are fits to equation (4). The standard error of Fa is on the order of 10−3. The inset shows ∣Fa - F$^{∞}_{a}$∣ for the same values of d as in the main plot, but the d=21.45 (red) curve has been translated vertically to avoid overlap. At long times, Fa exponentially decays with n. The solid green lines are guides to the eye.« less

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