Mayergoyz Received NSF Grant for Nano-Oscillators Research
Alford L. Ward Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Isaak Mayergoyz has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research, titled "Nonlinear Theory Of Microwave Spin Torque Nano-Oscillators."
The grant, worth $360,000, will support research that has potentially transformative technological applications in the area of nano-spintronics. It is known that spin-polarized current injection may fully compensate for energy dissipation. Microwave spin-torque oscillators have unique properties such as nanoscale dimensions, radiation hardness, wide bandwidth of phase-locking and rapid frequency tuning. The goal of this project is to develop the analysis of microwave spin-torque oscillators based on the nonlinear dynamic system theory and applicable for both near and far from generation threshold conditions.
For more information, please visit the NSF website.
April 25, 2010