Conversion of traveling magnons into an electron carried spin current is demonstrated in a time resolved experiment using a spatially separated inductive spin-wave source and an inverse spin Hall effect (ISHE) detector. A spin-wave packet is excited in a yttrium-iron garnet waveguide by a microwave signal and is detected 3 mm apart by an attached platinum layer as a delayed ISHE voltage pulse. The delay appears due to the finite spin-wave group velocity and proves the magnon spin transport. The experiment suggests the utilization of spin waves for the information transfer over macroscopic distances in spintronic devices and circuits.

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