Magnetic properties of cobalt layers and Co/Pt multilayers

S. J. Greaves, P. J. Grundy, R. J. Pollard

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Abstract

This paper presents results from an investigation of the development of the structure-dependent magnetic hysteresis properties of sputter-deposited Co/Pt multilayers. It shows that perpendicular magnetisation can be obtained in layered structures containing single and double Co layers, and that hysteresis properties are improved with the number of Co/Pt bilayers until, in our structures, near-optimum properties are obtained in a ten-period Co/Pt multilayer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)532-535
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume121
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Mar 2
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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