"All-optical switching of magnetic domains moves one step closer to application"

Theo Rasing: Tian-Min Liu, Alexander H. Reid, Matteo Savoini, Arata Tsukamoto, Bert Hecht, Alexey V. Kimel, Andrei Kirilyuk and Hermann A. Dürr; SPIE, 03/09/16.

Additional Authors: Tian-Min Liu, Alexander H. Reid, Matteo Savoini, Arata Tsukamoto, Bert Hecht, Alexey V. Kimel, Andrei Kirilyuk and Hermann A. Dürr

Abstract:

Femtosecond laser pulses can be used to switch magnetic domains in terbium iron cobalt, showing promise for light-based computer memory.