Magnetooptical, optical and GMR effect in Ni-Co/Cu multilayers

Citation
Ln. Tong et al., Magnetooptical, optical and GMR effect in Ni-Co/Cu multilayers, J MAGN MAGN, 199, 1999, pp. 273-275
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Apllied Physucs/Condensed Matter/Materiales Science
Journal title
JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS
ISSN journal
0304-8853 → ACNP
Volume
199
Year of publication
1999
Pages
273 - 275
Database
ISI
SICI code
0304-8853(199906)199:<273:MOAGEI>2.0.ZU;2-W
Abstract
A series of RF sputtered NiCo/Cu multilayers was prepared and the correlati on of the interlayer coupling and magnetooptical Kerr effect (MOKE) was stu died. A concurrent oscillation of the magnetoresistance ratio and the maxim um Kerr rotation (theta(k)(2) + eta(k)(2))(1/2) with Cu layer thickness was observed. The oscillation of the Kerr rotation is attributed to changes in the band structure related to the antiferromagnetic interlayer coupling, l eading to changes in the optical and magnetooptical transitions. (C) 1999 P ublished by Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.