Current driven domain wall motion in nanostrips with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy was analyzed by using micromagnetic simulation. The threshold current density of perpendicular anisotropy strips in adiabatic approximation was much smaller than that of in-plane anisotropy strips, and it reduced with thickness reduction. The differences originate from the differences in domain wall width and hard-axis anisotropy. Also, the threshold current density of perpendicular anisotropy strips required to depin from a pinning site was quite small although the threshold field of the strips was sufficiently large relative to those of in-plane anisotropy strips.
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