Theory of magnon-driven spin Seebeck effect

Jiang Xiao, Gerrit E.W. Bauer, Ken Chi Uchida, Eiji Saitoh, Sadamichi Maekawa

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Abstract

The spin Seebeck effect is a spin-motive force generated by a temperature gradient in a ferromagnet that can be detected via normal metal contacts through the inverse spin Hall effect. We texplain this effect by spin pumping at the contact that is proportional to the spin-mixing conductance of the interface, the inverse of a temperature-dependent magnetic coherence volume, and the difference between the magnon temperature in the ferromagnet and the electron temperature in the normal metal.

Original languageEnglish
Article number214418
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume81
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun 14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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