New Pathways Towards Efficient Metallic Spin Hall Spintronics

Matthias Benjamin Jungfleisch, Wei Zhang, Wanjun Jiang, Axel Hoffmann

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Spin Hall effects (SHEs) interconvert spin- and charge currents due to spin-orbit interaction, which enables convenient electrical generation and detection of diffusive spin currents and even collective spin excitations in magnetic solids. Here, we review recent experimental efforts exploring efficient spin Hall detector materials as well as new approaches to drive collective magnetization dynamics and to manipulate spin textures by SHEs. These studies are also expected to impact practical spintronics applications beyond their significance in fundamental research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1530005
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Spin Hall effect
  • magnetic skyrmions
  • spin dynamics
  • spin pumping
  • spin-orbital effects
  • spin-transfer torques

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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