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Magnetic anisotropy in Co/Cu(1 1 17): Temperature dependence

Wulfhekel, W.; Knappmann, S.; Oepen, H. P.

Abstract: The temperature dependence of the in-plane magnetic anisotropy of Co/Cu(1117) has been studied by means of the magneto-optic Kerr effect. Strong variations of uniaxial and biaxial anisotropy contributions are found during the first heating. At two different temperatures the uniaxial anisotropy crosses zero causing a change of magnetic behavior. A correlation between the anisotropy behavior and the temperature dependence of the differential susceptibility is apparent. The susceptibility maxima appear at the temperatures where the magnetic anisotropies become negligible small.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Physikalisches Institut (PHI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 1996
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1016/S0304-8853(96)00339-3
ISSN: 0304-8853
KITopen ID: 1000053860
Erschienen in Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Band 163
Heft 3
Seiten 267--276
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