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Synchronous Drive Automotion of Bubble Domains Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068841D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

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Maekawa, S Slonczewski, JC [+details]


Sigma bubble domains are those having two vertical Bloch lines with opposing twist senses in their domain walls. These bubble domains can be translated by the application of time-varying magnetic field pulses having no spatial gradients. Such a technique is termed "automotion" Automotion can utilize either z-field pulses or in-plane pulses. In particular, it can be used to translate a lattice of magnetic bubble domains in two directions.