Rotatable anisotropy of epitaxial Fe1−xGax thin films

  • Mariana Barturen
  • Maurizio Sacchi
  • Mahmoud Eddrieff
  • Julián Milano
  • Sebastián Bustingorry
  • Horia Popescu
  • Nicolas Jaouen
  • Fausto Sirotti
  • Massimiliano Marangolo
Regular Article
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  1. Topical issue: New Trends in Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Abstract

We show by a combined magnetic force microscopy and synchrotron radiation spectroscopy study that stripe-like patterned magnetic domains are present in Fe1−x Ga x thin films. These stripes, whose origin is attributed to an out-of-plane magnetic component, can be rotated by an external magnetic field.

Keywords

FePt Magnetic Circular Dichroism Magnetic Force Microscopy Stripe Pattern Magnetoelastic Coupling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariana Barturen
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Maurizio Sacchi
    • 3
    • 4
  • Mahmoud Eddrieff
    • 3
    • 4
  • Julián Milano
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Sebastián Bustingorry
    • 1
    • 2
  • Horia Popescu
    • 5
  • Nicolas Jaouen
    • 5
  • Fausto Sirotti
    • 5
  • Massimiliano Marangolo
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Comisión Nacional de Energía AtómicaCentro Atómico Bariloche, (R8402AGP) San Carlos de BarilocheRío NegroArgentina
  2. 2.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y TécnicasBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Laboratorio Internacional Franco-Argentino en NanocienciasLIFAN, INSP, UPMC-Paris 6, CNRS UMR 7588Paris Cedex 05France
  4. 4.Institut des NanoSciences de ParisINSP, UPMC-Paris 6, CNRS UMR 7588Paris Cedex 05France
  5. 5.Synchrotron SOLEILGif Sur YvetteFrance

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