Spin-orbitronics: A new moment for Berry

Type
Article

Authors
Manchon, Aurelien

KAUST Department
Material Science and Engineering Program
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Spintronics Theory Group

Online Publication Date
2014-04-13

Print Publication Date
2014-05

Date
2014-04-13

Abstract
The standard description of spin-orbit torques neglects geometric phase effects. But recent experiments suggest that the Berry curvature gives rise to an anti-damping torque in systems with broken inversion symmetry.

Citation
Manchon, A. (2014). A new moment for Berry. Nature Physics, 10(5), 340–341. doi:10.1038/nphys2957

Publisher
Springer Nature

Journal
Nature Physics

DOI
10.1038/nphys2957

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