Condensed Matter Physics, 2014, vol. 17, No. 1, 13801:1-7
Transition from one- to two-mode generation regime in spin-torque nano-oscillator mediated by thermal noise
(Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 64 Volodymyrs'ka Str., 01601, Kyiv, Ukraine)
Two-mode model of spin-torque nano-oscillator (STNO) under the action of thermal noise is considered.
Langevin equations for mode amplitudes were derived starting from general nonlinear oscillator model.
Stationary probability distribution function describing mean mode generation powers was obtained using Fokker-Planck equation.
It was shown that thermal noise can lead to two-mode generation in STNO. An increase of thermal noise power leads to excitation
of the second mode in a system and to a two-mode generation regime through intermediate state when two modes coexist only in some range of the applied currents.
spin transfer torque, thermal noise, generation
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