First-principles study of the anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect

Keisuke Masuda, Ken Ichi Uchida, Ryo Iguchi, Yoshio Miura

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Abstract

We study theoretically the anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect, which was recently demonstrated experimentally. A first-principles-based Boltzmann transport approach including the spin-orbit interaction shows that Ni has a larger anisotropy of the Peltier coefficient (ΔΠ) than Fe, consistent with experiments. It is clarified that spin-flip electron transitions due to the spin-orbit interaction are the key in the mechanism of the large anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect. Using our method, we further predict several ferromagnetic metals with much larger ΔΠ than that of Ni.

Original languageEnglish
Article number104406
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume99
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Mar 6
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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