In situ Kerr microscopy for ultrahigh vacuum applications

Giergiel, J.; Kirschner, J.
August 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1996, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p2937
Academic Journal
Describes a Kerr microscope designed for in situ investigation of magnetic ultrathin films in ultrahigh vacuum environment. System's permission of quick visualization of domain patterns with a specific lateral resolution; Possibility of simultaneous optical magnetometry.


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