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Mobile atom traps using magnetic nanowires.

Allwood, D. A. and Schrefl, T. and Hrkac, G. and Hughes, I. G. and Adams, C. S. (2006) 'Mobile atom traps using magnetic nanowires.', Applied physics letters., 89 (1). 014102.

Abstract

By solving the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation using a finite element method we show that an atom trap can be produced above a ferromagnetic nanowire domain wall. Atoms experience trap frequencies of up to a few megahertz, and can be transported by applying a weak magnetic field along the wire. Lithographically defined nanowire patterns could allow quantum information processing by bringing domain walls in close proximity at certain places to allow trapped atom interactions and far apart at others to allow individual addressing.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Domain-wall, Neutral atoms, Wires, Injection, Dynamics, Logic, Gates.
Full text:PDF - Published Version (258Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2219397
Publisher statement:© 2006 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in Allwood, D. A. and Schrefl, T. and Hrkac, G. and Hughes, I. G. and Adams, C. S. (2006) 'Mobile atom traps using magnetic nanowires.', Applied physics letters., 89 (1). 014102 and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2219397
Record Created:14 Feb 2007
Last Modified:18 Aug 2015 13:15

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