Kerr Rotation and XPS Spectra of Co/Pd Multilayers

Z. Simsa, J. Zemek, J. Simsova, P. de Haan, J.C. Lodder

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    Abstract

    The influence of the surface conditions of a series of the polycrystalline Co/Pd multilayers on the spectral dependence of the polar Kerr rotation, θk, was studied. Starting from low values, |θk| was found to increase towards short wavelengths, reaching 0.2 degree at the blue region. Using angular resolved photoelectron spectroscopy the oxidation states and the binding conditions of Co and Pd nearest surface layers were examined.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)951-953
    Number of pages3
    JournalIEEE transactions on magnetics
    Volume1994
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

    Keywords

    • EWI-5643
    • IR-66153
    • METIS-112385
    • SMI-TST: From 2006 in EWI-TST
    • SMI-MAT: MATERIALS

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