Role of temperature-dependent spin model parameters in ultra-fast magnetization dynamics

A. Deák, D. Hinzke, L. Szunyogh, U. Nowak

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Abstract

In the spirit of multi-scale modelling magnetization dynamics at elevated temperature is often simulated in terms of a spin model where the model parameters are derived from first principles. While these parameters are mostly assumed temperature-independent and thermal properties arise from spin fluctuations only, other scenarios are also possible. Choosing bcc Fe as an example, we investigate the influence of different kinds of model assumptions on ultra-fast spin dynamics, where following a femtosecond laser pulse, a sample is demagnetized due to a sudden rise of the electron temperature. While different model assumptions do not affect the simulational results qualitatively, their details do depend on the nature of the modelling.

Original languageEnglish
Article number314003
JournalJournal of Physics Condensed Matter
Volume29
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 29 2017

Keywords

  • atomistic spin model
  • Curie temperature
  • magnetic interactions
  • spin dynamics
  • ultra-fast magnetization dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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