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Publication details for Dr Aidan Hindmarch

T. D. Skinner, H. Kurebayashi, D. Fang, D. Heiss, A. C. Irvine, A. T. Hindmarch, M. Wang, A. W. Rushforth & A. J. Ferguson (2013). Enhanced inverse spin-Hall effect in ultrathin ferromagnetic/normal metal bilayers. Applied Physics Letters 102(7): 072401.

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Abstract

Electrically detected ferromagnetic resonance is measured in microdevices patterned from ultra-thin Co/Pt bilayers. Spin pumping and rectification voltages are observed and distinguished via their angular dependence. The spin-pumping voltage shows an unexpected increase as the cobalt thickness is reduced below 2 nm. This enhancement allows more efficient conversion of spin to charge current.