Magnetotransport and magnetic properties of molecular-beam epitaxy L10 FePt thin films

J. Yu, U. Ruediger, A. D. Kent, R. F.C. Farrow, R. F. Marks, D. Weller, L. Folks, S. S.P. Parkin

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    The magnetotransport and magnetic properties of chemically ordered (001) L10 FePt epitaxial thin films with small scale perpendicularly magnetized stripe domains have been investigated. Film growth conditions are used to systematically vary the degree of chemical order, the magnetic anisotropy, and magnetic domain sizes. The longitudinal and transverse (Hall) resistivities are correlated with both film chemical order and magnetic properties. The low-field magnetoresistance shows evidence of domain effects. In the highest anisotropy and most chemically ordered film studied, this low field magnetoresistance is consistent with an intrinsic domain wall scattering contribution to the resistivity.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)6854-6856
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Applied Physics
    Issue number9 III
    StatePublished - May 1 2000
    Event44th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials - San Jose, CA, United States
    Duration: Nov 15 1999Nov 18 1999

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Physics and Astronomy


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