Driving and detecting ferromagnetic resonance in insulators with the spin Hall effect
We demonstrate the generation and detection of spin-torque ferromagnetic resonance in Pt/Y3Fe5O12 (YIG) bilayers. A unique attribute of this system is that the spin Hall effect lies at the heart of both the generation and detection processes and no charge current is passing through the insulating magnetic layer. When the YIG undergoes resonance, a dc voltage is detected longitudinally along the Pt that can be described by two components. One is the mixing of the spin Hall magnetoresistance with the microwave current. The other results from spin pumping into the Pt being converted to a dc current through the inverse spin Hall effect. The voltage is measured with applied magnetic field directions that range in-plane to nearly perpendicular. In conclusion, we find that for magnetic fields that are mostly out-of-plane, an imaginary component of the spin mixing conductance is required to model our data.
- Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Materials Science Division; Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
- Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Materials Science Division
- Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States). Physics Dept.
- Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
- Publication Date:
- OSTI Identifier:
- Grant/Contract Number:
- AC02-06CH11357; SC0012670; DMR-1121262
- Accepted Manuscript
- Journal Name:
- Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
- Additional Journal Information:
- Journal Volume: 92; Journal Issue: 17; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-0121
- American Physical Society (APS)
- Research Org:
- Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF); US Army Research Office (ARO)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY
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