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A two-dimensional defect in spacetime that, unlike cosmic strings, cannot survive the inflationary era. See inflationary Universe.

domain wall

[dō′mān ‚wȯl]
(solid-state physics)
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MultiRev will demonstrate the proof-of-concept of a novel monobloc multi-revolution sensor based on non-volatile low power domain wall motion induced by the rotating fields that are being sensed to count revolutions.
They report their results in the journal Applied Physics Letters, from AIP Publishing - work that promises to analyze so far unexplored domain wall properties that may lead to improved solar panels, electronic sensors, computer memory, and other applications.
After an overview, they cover giant, tunnel, and ballistic magnetoresistance (GMR, TMR, BMR) and related phenomena; spin injection and voltage effects in magnetic nanopillars and its applications; dynamics of magnetic domain walks in nanomagnetic systems; theoretical aspects of current-driven magnetization dynamics; micromagnetics of domain wall dynamics in soft nanostrips; and III-V-based ferromagnetic semiconductors.
The boundary region between magnetic domains is called a domain wall.
1, 1, 0, 0), then (1) gives the expectation of a certain observable for the uniformly random configurations of the six-vertex model with domain wall boundary conditions, equivalently, Alternating Sign Matrices.
Among specific topics are domain wall engineering in lead-free piezoelectric materials, fabricating dielectric/conductive hybrid artificial superlattices using the molecular beam epitaxy method, zinc self-diffusion in isotopic heterostructures zinc oxide thin films, electrical properties of conductive paste with silver nanoparticles and its application to flexible substrates, piezoelectric ceramics for high-temperature applications, the mixed conduction of proton and electron in tungsten phosphate glass and its hydrogen transport, and thermophysical behavior in crystalline halides with temperature.
The magneto-optical techniques have the advantage of being able to follow a rapid magnetic domain wall motion.
An example of the Casimir effect in curved spacetime has been considered for spherical geometries [11] in de Sitter space [12] and in the background of static domain wall [13].
A low-frequency noise component, indicative of non-ideal magnetization structure and domain wall motion, varied considerably from head to head.
Between the opposing patches lies a region called a domain wall, which Cowburn describes as resembling a stretchy, movable partition more than a fixed wall.
Moreover, electric-field control of magnetic domain wall motion in our experimental demonstrator is deterministic and completely reversible.
Schematic Representation of MLC Cell Based on Domain Wall MotionFigure 59.
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