Layer- and lateral-resolved magnetization studies using photoemission electron microscopy

D. H. Wei, Y. J. Hsu, Chao Cheng Lin, Chih Huang Lai, J. Y. Ou, J. C. Wu

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The magnetic circular dichroism in X-ray absorption is employed to study the element-specific magnetization in a TbFe/Co bilayer system and patterned Ni80Fe20 film. Taking advantage of the energy tunability as well as the penetration power of synchrotron radiation, the magnetization directions of Co and Fe deposited in different layers were examined as a function of Co film thickness. For patterned films, the photoemission electron microscope reveals a clear correlation between the magnetic configurations and geometries of the patterns.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Nov 1
EventInternational Symposium on Advanced Magnetic Technologies - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 2003 Nov 132003 Nov 16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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