Influence of transition metal overlayers on the perpendicular magnetism of MBE-grown Co films

Brad N. Engel, Michael H. Wiedmann, Robert A. Van Leeuwen, Charles M. Falco

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Abstract

We have used in situ polar Kerr effect measurements to probe the magnetic behavior of MBE-grown Co films with and without overlayers of various non-magnetic transition metals (TM = Ag, Cu, Pd). We find a large peak in the coercivity, Hc, near 2 Å overlayer coverage for Ag and Cu.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)532-534
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume126
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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