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Dataset associated with 'Discrete Hall resistivity contribution from Néel skyrmions in multilayer nanodiscs'

Zeissler, K. and Finizio, S. and Shahbazi, K. and Massey, J. and Al Ma’Mari, F. and Bracher, David M. and Kleibert, Armin and Rosamond, M.C. and Linfield, E.H. and Moore, T.A. and Raabe, J. and Burnell, G. and Marrows, C.H. (2018) Dataset associated with 'Discrete Hall resistivity contribution from Néel skyrmions in multilayer nanodiscs'. University of Leeds. [Dataset]

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Magnetic skyrmions have excited much interest as the basis for novel data storage applications in which information is encoded and transferred in these magnetic knot-like quasiparticles. The proposed read-out of any such skyrmion-based spintronic device will rely upon the electrical detection of a single magnetic skyrmion within a nanostructure, through, for example, a change in the Hall resistivity. We have fabricated nanodiscs from multilayers of Pt/Co/Ir which can support skyrmions at room temperature and have measured the Hall resistivity whilst simultaneously imaging the spin texture using magnetic scanning transmission x-ray microscopy. We show that the Hall resistivity is correlated to both the presence and size of a magnetic skyrmion in the nanodisc and that the size-dependent part matches the expected anomalous Hall signal when averaging the magnetisation over the disc. The additional contribution arising from the presence of the single skyrmion is 11±1 nΩ cm.

Keywords: Physics, Applied Physics, Solid State Physics
Subjects: F000 - Physical sciences > F300 - Physics
F000 - Physical sciences > F300 - Physics > F310 - Applied physics
F000 - Physical sciences > F300 - Physics > F320 - Chemical physics > F321 - Solid-state physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences > School of Physics and Astronomy
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License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Date deposited: 23 Oct 2018 16:33




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