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Our Review article Parallel pumping for magnon spintronics: Amplification and manipulation of magnon spin currents on the micron-scale is now available online (doi:10.1016/j.physrep.2017.07.003)

Burkard Hillebrands is new Vice President of the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz.

More (in German Language): www.uni-kl.de/aktuelles/news/news/detail/News/kaiserslauterer-physiker-ist-neuer-vizepraesident-der-akademie-der-wissenschaften-und-literatur-mainz/


Our article Bottleneck Accumulation of Hybrid Magnetoelastic Bosons (Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 237201 (2017)) has been published in Physical Review Letters.


Former PhD Student Benjamin Jungfleisch will take up a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Delaware in January 2018. We congratulate him!

Best Poster Award at Intermag 2017, Dublin

In ultra-thin magnetic multilayers, the so-called Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction can lead to a unidirectional propagation of spin waves. A team of physicists from Kaiserslautern and Mainz has successfully demonstrated such a behavior by means of Brillouin Light Scattering Spectroscopy. Since this method allows to easily determine the strength of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction, it is of high interest to various fields such as materials research, fundamentals of magnetism as well as the development of new logic devices based on the utilization of spin waves in information processing.

The work is the result of a collaboration between the workgroups of Prof. Hillebrands in Kaiserslautern and Prof. Kläui in Mainz. This research project is embedded in the collaborative research center Spin+X funded by the DFG and has been awarded the Best Poster Award at the recent IEEE International Magnetics Conference Intermag 2017 in Dublin.

Tobias Fischer, Frank Heussner, Samridh Jaiswal, Gerhard Jakob, Mathias Kläui, Burkard Hillebrands, and Philipp Pirro:

Spin waves in CoFeB thin films dominated by Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction


News Archive

Recent Publications

Relative weight of the inverse spin-Hall and spin-rectification effects for metallic polycrystalline Py/Pt, epitaxial Fe/Pt, and insulating YIG/Pt bilayers: Angular dependent spin pumping measurements
S. Keller, J. Greser, M. R. Schweizer, A. Conca, V. Lauer, C. Dubs, B. Hillebrands, and E. Th. Papaioannou
Phys. Rev. B 96, 024437 (2017)

Spin-pumping through a varying-thickness MgO interlayer in Fe/Pt system
L. Mihalceanu, S. Keller, J. Greser, D. Karfaridis, K. Symeonidis, G. Vourlias, T. Kehagias, A. Conca, B. Hillebrands, E. Th. Papaioannou
Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 252406(2017)

All-optical observation and reconstruction of spin wave dispersion
Y. Hashimoto, S. Daimon, R. Iguchi, Y. Oikawa, K. Shen, K. Sato, D. Bossini, Y. Tabuchi, T. Satoh, B. Hillebrands, G. Bauer, T. Johansen, A. Kirilyuk, T. Rasing, and E. Saitoh
Nat. Commun. 8, 15859 (2017)