Properties of Co(1120) /Mo(1oo) /MgO(100) bilayers

I. Klik, U. M. Chen, Y. D. Yao, C. K. Lo, C. P. Chang, S. Y. Liao, Y. Liou

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Abstract

Co(1120)/Mo(100)/MgO(100) bilayers were grown using molecular beam epitaxy; the thickness of the Co layer was 200 Å and that of the Mo buffer 0, 6, 20 and 50 Å, respectively. Their magnetic, electric and surface properties were studied as functions of the non-magnetic buffer layer thickness and coercivity, resistivity and magnetization at 1 T were found to be correlated with surface roughness. The static scaling exponent was determined to be α = 0.58 ± 0.02 for all films, regardless of the roughness and topography of their surface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-168
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Surface Science
Volume113-114
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Apr

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Keywords

  • Co thin films
  • Electric conductivity
  • Magnetic hysteresis
  • Scaling
  • Surface topography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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Klik, I., Chen, U. M., Yao, Y. D., Lo, C. K., Chang, C. P., Liao, S. Y., & Liou, Y. (1997). Properties of Co(1120) /Mo(1oo) /MgO(100) bilayers. Applied Surface Science, 113-114, 165-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0169-4332(96)00835-5