TITLE

Electrochemical growth of Co nanodots on patterned Si substrates

AUTHOR(S)
Rastei, M. V.; Meckenstock, R.; Bucher, J. P.; Devaux, E.; Ebbesen, Th.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/13/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p2050
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A silicon substrate, prestructured by a focused ion beam, is used as a nano-electrode template to perform a selective electrodeposition of cobalt nanodots. It is found that the shape of the magnetic nanostructures determines to a large extent their magnetic properties. Using magnetic force microscopy, a transition from in-plane to out-of-plane single domain magnetization is observed when the diameter of the 400 nm height dots is reduced from 400 to 200 nm. Additional ferromagnetic resonance measurements confirm that the magnetic anisotropy is imposed mainly by the shape of the cylindrical dots.
ACCESSION #
14434580

 

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