Magnetic Force Microscopy Measurements of Copper/Nickel/Copper Multilayers Using The easyPLL Detector From NanoSurf

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Magnetic domains of a nickel layer (8nm thick) bedded between two copper layers were studied by magnetic force microscopy.


The magnetoelastic and interface anisotropy causes the magnetization to be perpendicular to the surface.

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Figure 1. Magnetic Domains. 7x7µm image, z-range: 1.4 Hz

The direction of the magnetic field is towards the image plain in the dark domains and in the bright domains out of the image plain.

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Date Added: Feb 23, 2007 | Updated: Jun 11, 2013
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