Perpendicular anisotropy of ferromagnetic ultrathin films from anisotropic exchange interactions

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Abstract

We calculate the perpendicular anisotropy in ultrathin films using a phenomenological anisotropic exchange interaction. We find that the experimental observations of the thickness and temperature dependence of the perpendicular anisotropy can be explained by this heuristic approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7487-7490
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume45
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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