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|Title:||Correlating uncompensated antiferromagnetic moments and exchange coupling interactions in interface ion-beam bombarded Co90Fe10/CoFe-oxide bilayers|
van Lierop, J
|Publisher:||IOP Publishing LTD|
|Citation:||Shueh, C., Chen, P. S., Cortie, D., Klose, F., Chen, W. C., Wu, T. H., van Lierop, J., & Lin, K. W. (2012). Correlating uncompensated antiferromagnetic moments and exchange coupling interactions in interface ion-beam bombarded Co90Fe10/CoFe-oxide bilayers [Special Issue]. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 51(11, part 2), Article Number 11PG02. doi:10.1143/JJAP.51.11PG02|
|Abstract:||The coercivity and exchange bias field of ferro-/antiferromagnetic Co(90)Fe(10)/CoFe-oxide bilayers were studied as function of the surface morphology of the bottom CoFe-oxide layer. The CoFe-oxide surface structure was varied systematically by low energy (0-70 V) Argon ion-beam bombardment before subsequent deposition of the Co(90)Fe(10) layer. Transmission electron microscopy results showed that the bilayer consisted of hcp Co(90)Fe(10) and rock-salt CoFe-oxide. At low temperatures, enhanced coercivities and exchange bias fields with increasing ion-beam bombardment energy were observed, which are attributed to defects and uncompensated moments created near the CoFe-oxide surface in increasing amounts with larger ion-beam bombardment energies. Magnetometry results also showed an increasing divergence of the low field temperature dependent magnetization [Delta M(T)] between field-cooling and zero-field-cooling processes, and an increasing blocking temperature with increasing ion-beam bombardment energy. © 2012 IOP Publishing LTD.|
|Gov't Doc #:||4756|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal Articles|
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