Measurement of the nucleation and propagation field in a single Co/Pt multilayer dot by anomalous Hall effect

Jeroen de Vries, M.Y. Delalande, Leon Abelmann, J.C. Lodder

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    It has been suggested that the reversal mechanism in highly exchange coupled systems, like Co/Pt multilayers, takes place by nucleation of a reversed domain, followed by domain wall movement. Based on magnetic force microscopy (MFM) and anomalous Hall effect (AHE) measurements, we show that this model is correct for a Co/Pt multilayer dot. Moreover we separately measured the field necessary to nucleate a reversed domain and the field necessary to “depin‿ the domain wall in the dot (propagation field).
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationDigests of the IEEE International Magnetics Conference, INTERMAG
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherIEEE Magnetics Society
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2011
    EventIEEE International Magnetics Conference, INTERMAG 2012 - Vancouver, Canada
    Duration: 7 May 201211 May 2012

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    PublisherIEEE Magnetics Society


    ConferenceIEEE International Magnetics Conference, INTERMAG 2012
    Abbreviated titleINTERMAG 2012
    Other7-11 May 2012


    • TST-SMI: Formerly in EWI-SMI
    • METIS-289778
    • IR-82160
    • EWI-22501

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