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Magnetism pp 255-304 | Cite as

Magnetic Thin Films and Multilayers

  • Étienne du Trémolet de Lacheisserie
  • Damien Gignoux
  • Michel Schlenker

Abstract

Progress in high vacuum and ultra high vacuum material preparation techniques now allow the preparation of artificial structures consisting of ultra thin films of magnetic materials, as well as multilayer systems containing stacks of different materials, some of which being magnetic. In addition,many techniques are also now available for both the structural and magnetic characterization of these systems.

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Tunnel Junction Atomic Plane Magnetic Layer Reflection High Energy Electron Diffraction Spin Valve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Étienne du Trémolet de Lacheisserie
    • 1
  • Damien Gignoux
    • 2
  • Michel Schlenker
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire Louis NéelCNRSGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.Joseph Fourier University of GrenobleFrance
  3. 3.Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Technical University)France

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