Observation of a giant Kerr rotation in a ferromagnetic transition metal by M -edge resonant magneto-optic Kerr effect

Sh Yamamoto, M. Taguchi, M. Fujisawa, R. Hobara, S. Yamamoto, K. Yaji, T. Nakamura, K. Fujikawa, R. Yukawa, T. Togashi, M. Yabashi, M. Tsunoda, S. Shin, I. Matsuda

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Abstract

The M-edge resonant magneto-optical Kerr effect of a transition metal film was measured using rotating analyzer ellipsometry and compared with theoretical calculations based on resonant scattering theory. A large Kerr rotation angle of over 10â̂̃ was observed at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Article number064423
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume89
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Feb 26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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