Penetration depth of transverse spin current in ferromagnetic metals

Tomohiro Taniguchi, Satoshi Yakata, Hiroshi Imamura, Yasuo Ando

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The line width of the ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) spectrum of Cu/CoFeB/Cu/Co/Cu is studied. Analyzing the FMR spectrum by the theory of spin pumping, we determined the penetration depth of the transverse spin current in the Co layer. The obtained penetration depth of Co is 1.7 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2636-2639
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number11 PART 2
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov


  • Ferromagnetic resonance
  • Gilbert damping
  • Spin pumping
  • Transverse spin current

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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