Magnetic properties of of ultrathin Co/Ag/Pt(111) films

C. W. Su, C. L. Tzeng, H. Y. Ho, Ching-Song Shern

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Abstract

Magnetic properties of ultrathin Co/Ag/Pt(111) films were studied. It was found that the easy axis of 2-7 monolayer (ML) Co/1 ML Ag/Pt(111) switches from the in-plane to the out-of-plane when the Ag and Co a complete atomic exchange. The results showed that the perpendicular Kerr rotation greatly enhances when the surface alloy of Co-Pt is formed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5873-5876
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume94
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Nov 1

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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