Coherent Lorentz imaging of soft, thin-film magnetic materials

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1995) Coherent Lorentz imaging of soft, thin-film magnetic materials. MRS Bulletin, 20(10), pp. 55-58.

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A detailed knowledge of the micromagnetic structure of thin films is essential for our understanding of the magnetic processes in modern magnetic materials. Many technological applications in the magnetic-recording industry involve thin-film materials including magnetic and magneto-optic recording media and magneto-resistive sensors. Electron microscopy allows imaging of the magnetic structure of such thin films with very high spatial resolution. It is also possible in certain instruments to study the behavior of the materials in the presence of a magnetic field while the specimen is still in the microscope. This facility offers the prospect of full magnetic characterization of thinned materials using electron microscopy.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McVitie, Professor Stephen and Chapman, Professor John
Authors: McVitie, S., and Chapman, J. N.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering
College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:MRS Bulletin
Publisher:Materials Research Society
ISSN (Online):1938-1425
Published Online:01 November 2013

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