Domain images of ultrathin Fe films on Ag(100)

Robins, J. L.; Celotta, R. J.; Unguris, J.; Pierce, D. T.; Jonker, B. T.; Prinz, G. A.
May 1988
Applied Physics Letters;5/30/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p1918
Academic Journal
Scanning electron microscopy with electron polarization analysis has been used to image domains of ultrathin Fe films grown epitaxially on a Ag(100) substrate. Room-temperature measurements show clearly the existence of large domains of in-plane magnetization for film thicknesses of 3.4 monolayers or more. No in-plane domains were observed for thinner films.


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