26 September 2013 Thermokinetic considerations about spin-dependent voltage generated by heat currents
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Abstract
Thermokinetic considerations are appled to the case of a generic spintronic device in which a magneto-voltaic response is measured, in the absence of electric current, on an electrode placed perpendicular to a ferromagnetic layer (see Fig. 1). The magnetovoltaic signal is a response to a power excitation, that is related to the ferromagnetic degrees of freedom. This excitation can be performed by ferromagnetic resonance (electromagnetic excitations), by a temperature gradient, by magnetomechanical coupling or by magneto optic coupling (see these proceedings). The description of this generic device allows the so-called spin-Seebeck effects and spin-pumping effects17-16 to be addressed.
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Jean-Eric Wegrowe, Henri-Jean Drouhin, "Thermokinetic considerations about spin-dependent voltage generated by heat currents", Proc. SPIE 8813, Spintronics VI, 88130C (26 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2025736; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2025736
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