An asymmetry appears in the nucleation of magnetic domains in Pt/Co/AlOx microstructures in the presence of an in-plane magnetic field, due to the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction giving rise to a chiral spin texture.
Experimental proof for the existence of a novel type of domain wall, of direct relevance for the applied proposal by IBM for a 3D magnetic memory based on magnetic nanowires.
Oxide/ferromagnetic metal (FM)/Normal metal (Pt,Ta) trilayered structures where the FM layer has a perpendicular magnetic anisotropy (PMA)  are important building blocks for the fabrication of perpendicular magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJ) . Although the magnetic properties and... > suite
Fabricating dense arrays of narrow and long magnetic nanowires is one bottleneck for implementing three-dimensional race-track memories . Self-organized nanoporous alumina templates filled by electrodeposition  is an appealing route for this. However anodizing processes yield pores with... > suite