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Microstructural and Magnetic Properties of SmCo5-Based Films and Multilayers

Carbucicchio, M.; Prezioso, M.; Rateo, M.; Bennet, S. and Berry, F. (2005). Microstructural and Magnetic Properties of SmCo5-Based Films and Multilayers. In: Gracia, Mercedes; Marco, José F. and Plazaola, Fernando eds. Industrial Applications of The Mossbauer Effect: International Conference on the Industrial Applications of the Mössbauer Effect. AIP Conference Proceedings, 765. USA: American Institute of Physics, pp. 196–199.

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Abstract

An ultra-high vacuum electron beam co-evaporation technique was used to obtain SmCo5 thin films,Co/SmCo5/Co trilayers and SmCo5/57Fe bilayers.GIXR,magnetic and Mossbauer studies showed the coercive field of the SmCo5 films to be increased by increasing the film thickness and ,in the case of the trilayers,a strong exchange coupling to be established.Interdiffusion of iron occurred at interfaces.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7354-0250-7, 978-0-7354-0250-8
Extra Information: The conference took place in Madrid, Spain, 4-8 October 2004.
Keywords: Multilayers; thin films
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Item ID: 6040
Depositing User: Frank Berry
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:55
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6040
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