Anomalous properties of thin films of ferromagnetic superconductors

A. Kotani, S. Takahashi, M. Tachiki, H. Matsumoto, H. Umezawa

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Abstract

Anomalous magnetic and superconducting behavior which originates from the electromagnetic interaction between the persistent current and the rare earth magnetic moments is theoretically predicted in thin films of ferromagnetic superconductors. It is shown that the ferromagnetic ordering can coexist with superconductivity for films of thickness smaller than the London penetration depth. The ferromagnetic phase transition is of the second order and its critical temperature depends on the thickness of the film.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)619-624
Number of pages6
JournalSolid State Communications
Volume37
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1981 Feb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Kotani, A., Takahashi, S., Tachiki, M., Matsumoto, H., & Umezawa, H. (1981). Anomalous properties of thin films of ferromagnetic superconductors. Solid State Communications, 37(8), 619-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/0038-1098(81)90535-4