Electron holography of magnetic materials

Daisuke Shindo, Yasukazu Murakami

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Electron holography, which visualizes magnetic and/or electric fields in materials on the nanometre scale, is a powerful tool for the study of fundamental issues in physics as well as the characterization of advanced materials. This paper presents an overview of recent electron holography studies on advanced magnetic materials, which include hard magnetic materials (both nucleation-type and pinning-type magnets), soft magnetic materials (both classical alloys and recently developed nanostructured materials), magnetic recording materials (Co-CoO tape and other related topics) and magnetic functional materials (ferromagnetic shape memory alloys and colossal magnetoresistive manganites).

Original languageEnglish
Article number183002
JournalJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 21
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films


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