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Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2011

Abstract

We solve Schr\"odinger equation describing a tunneling macrospin coupled to a torsional oscillator. Energy spectrum is studied for various quantum regimes. Magnetic susceptibility and noise spectrum are computed. We show that entanglement of the spin with mechanical modes of a subnanometer oscillator results in the decoherence of spin tunneling. For larger oscillators the presence of a tunneling spin can be detected through splitting of the mechanical mode at the resonance. Our results apply to experiments with magnetic molecules coupled to nanoresonators.

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