What is it about?
This perspective explores different aspects of one of the most crucial mechanisms in modern spintronics, namely spin-orbit torque. Spin-orbit torque can facilitate faster and more energy-efficient switching of magnetic moment with an electric current leading to more efficient magnetic memory. This perspective shows a deeper connection between spin-orbit torque and different transport properties with the inherent topological feature of the system in various complex magnetic systems.
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Why is it important?
This perspective explores the origin of spin-orbit torque in a wide range of magnetic systems. It shows the connection between different physical mechanisms and inherent topological features of the system, which can provide a complete theoretical understanding of the underlying physics and would be instrumental in designing faster and more energy-efficient magnetic memory.
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This page is a summary of: Perspective on spin–orbit torque, topology, and reciprocal and
real-space spin textures in magnetic materials and
heterostructures, Journal of Applied Physics, June 2023, American Institute of Physics, DOI: 10.1063/5.0149849.
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