Zhang, T, Spangenberg, M, Greig, D, Takahashi, N, Shen, T, Matthew, JAD, Cornelius, S, Rendall, M and Seddon, SE 2001, 'Ultrathin epitaxial Fe films in vicinal GaAs(001): A study by spin-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy' , Applied Physics Letters, 78 (7) , pp. 961-963.
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Thin epitaxial Fe films have been grown on vicinal GaAs(001) substrates and their remanent magnetic properties and the degree of substrate atom diffusion investigated using synchrotron-based photoelectron spectroscopy. The vicinal Fe films, though exhibiting greater As diffusion than their singular homologues, displayed better film quality both from the structural and the magnetic points of view. The spin-resolved valence spectra of the vicinal films resemble those for crystalline bulk Fe at lower film thicknesses than for singular films.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Iron, ultraviolet photoelectron spectra, metallic epitaxial layers, magnetic epitaxial layers, spin polarised electron emission, remanence, ferromagnetic materials, valence bands|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics
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|Schools:||Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Applied Physics Letters|
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||23 Aug 2007 14:03|
|Last Modified:||01 Dec 2015 00:04|
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