Observation of ion beam induced magnetic patterning using off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry
Telling, ND, Langridge, S, Dalgliesh, RM, Grundy, PJ and Vishnyakov, VM 2003, 'Observation of ion beam induced magnetic patterning using off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry' , Journal of Applied Physics, 93 (10) , pp. 7420-7422.
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The long-range magnetic structure in Co/Pt multilayers magnetically patterned by ion irradiation is observed by off-specular polarized neutron reflectivity. While both specular and off-specular measurements indicate the formation of an artificial domain structure when the sample is in its remanent state, resonant peaks seen in the diffuse scatter reveal long-range magnetic ordering with periodicity in agreement with the design value. These peaks are completely suppressed when the sample is saturated in plane, confirming their origin in the magnetic patterning of the multilayer.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics|
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Applied Physics|
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||03 Sep 2007 13:42|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 12:27|
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