An investigation of time-dependent domain wall pinning effects in Tb/Fe multilayer thin flms

G.N. Phillips, K. O'grady, M. El-Hilo

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    Reverse domain nucleation time measurements have been performed on two Tb/Fe multilayer magneto-optic films exhibiting different degrees of domain wall pinning.A linear relationship between ln (reverse domain nucleation time) and the applied field has been predicted and observed for a sample exhibiting weak domain wall pinning.This is in agreement with theoretical work presented which addresses time dependence in systems possessing weak domain wall pinning.A non-linear relationship applicable over a restricted field range has been derived for a sample exhibiting strong domain wall pinning. Experimental results have indicated that this relationship is also valid.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)418-422
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of magnetism and magnetic materials
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


    • IR-63024
    • EWI-5611
    • SMI-TST: From 2006 in EWI-TST
    • METIS-208308

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