Two-dimensional micromagnetic simulation of domain structures in films with combined anisotropy

Dubovik, M.; Zverev, V.; Filippov, B.
October 2013
Physics of the Solid State;Oct2013, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p2057
Academic Journal
The transformation of the domain structure of micrometer-thick films with variations in the induced uniaxial anisotropy constant with the easy magnetization axis perpendicular to the film surface has been investigated using numerical micromagnetic simulation in the framework of a two-dimensional model of the magnetization distribution. The case where the tetra-axial crystallographic anisotropy exists in the film with uniaxial magnetic anisotropy has been considered. The transformation of the open domain structure into the structure with a magnetic flux closed inside the sample has been investigated in detail, and new types of 109-degree and 90-degree vortex-like domain walls and periodic domain structures have been obtained.


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