A novel hysteresis loop and indirect exchange coupling in Co/Pt/Gd/Pt multilayer films

Takanashi, K.; Kurokawa, H.
September 1993
Applied Physics Letters;9/13/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1585
Academic Journal
Examines the magnetization behavior of cobalt (Co)/platinum (Pt)/gadolinium (Gd)/Pt multilayer films. Observation of hysteresis loop for Pt layer thickness larger than ten Angstrom; Effect of antiferromagnetic coupling between Co and Gd layers on Co layer magnetization; Correlation between coupling strength and Pt layer thickness.


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