We used micromagnetic simulations to investigate the spatial distributions of the effective magnetic fields induced by spin chirality in crossed nanowires with three characteristic magnetic structures: a radiated-shape, an antivortex, and a uniform-like states. Our results indicate that, unlike the anomalous Hall effect, the topological Hall effect (which is related to the spin chirality) depends on both the polarity and the vorticity. Therefore, measuring the topological Hall effect can detect both the polarity and the vorticity simultaneously in crossed nanowires. This approach may be suitable for use as an elemental technique in the quest for a next-generation multi-value memory.
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Research Article| March 29 2017
Electrical detection of magnetic states in crossed nanowires using the topological Hall effect
Kenji Tanabe ;
Kenji Tanabe, Keisuke Yamada; Electrical detection of magnetic states in crossed nanowires using the topological Hall effect. Appl. Phys. Lett. 27 March 2017; 110 (13): 132405. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4979322
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