Influence of Substrate on Magnetoresistive and Magneto-Optical Properties of Co/Fe Film System

Authors O.V. Fedchenko1 , A.I. Saltykova2, S.I. Protsenko1

1 Sumy State University, 2, Rimsky Korsakov Str., 40007 Sumy, Ukraine

2 Sumy State Pedagogical University of A.S. Makarenko, 87, Romens’ka str., 40002 Sumy, Ukraine

Issue Volume 4, Year 2012, Number 3
Dates Received 25 September 2012; revised manuscript received 14 October 2012; published online 29 October 2012
Citation O.V. Fedchenko, A.I. Saltykova, S.I. Protsenko, J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 4 No 3, 03016 (2012)
PACS Number(s) 75.70.Cn, 81.15.Np
Keywords Magnetoresistive properties (2) , Kerr effect (2) , Magnetic anisotropy, Diffusion profile, Coercive force (2) .
Annotation It was stated that during oriented film system growth on MgO(100) crystal the significant magnetic anisotropy is observed. It appears in increase of coercive force (BC) in two times and significant variation of magneto resistance at different turn angles. AFM investigations showed that surface roughness of Au(2 nm)/Co(30 nm)/Fe(30 nm)/MgO filem system in four times lower than of sample on amorphous substrate (non-annealed). Besides the diffusion processes in systems that were built on MgO monocrystall proceed less intensive than in case of SiO2/Si.

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