Magnetization processes in single domain elliptical permalloy thin films

Zung Hang Wei, Mei Feng Lai, Ching Ray Chang, N. A. Usov, J. C. Wu, Jun Yang Lai

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We use the micromagnetic simulation to investigate the reversible and irreversible magnetization processes of the single-domain elliptical permalloy thin films. The reversible magnetization curve without hysteresis obtained by magnetizing the single-domain elliptical permalloy thin film along the hard axis is almost linear as are single-domain ellipsoidal particles. For irreversible processes with hysteresis, the switching field of the ellliptical thin film is reduced compared with that predicted by the Stoner-Wohlfarth model due to the occurrence of non-uniform reversal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e563-e564
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - 2004 May 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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