Anomalous magnetic field effects during pulsed injection metal-organic chemical vapor deposition of magnetite films
Zukova, Anna, Teiserskis, Arunas, Gun'ko, Y. K., Sanchez, Ana M. and van Dijken, Sebastiaan. (2010) Anomalous magnetic field effects during pulsed injection metal-organic chemical vapor deposition of magnetite films. Applied Physics Letters, Vol.96 (No.17). Article: 172502 . ISSN 0003-6951Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3418622
We report on large external magnetic field effects during pulsed injection metal-organic chemical vapor deposition of magnetite films on MgO(001). The application of a 1 T field during the growth process significantly increases the saturation magnetization of magnetite by 150%-220% at a deposition temperature of 550 and 600 degrees C, while the enhancement of the remanent magnetization is even larger. This anomalous magnetic field effect does not drastically alter the crystalline texture, surface morphology, and film thickness of magnetite, but is explained by a suppression of antiphase-boundary formation during film growth.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Applied Physics Letters|
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Official Date:||26 April 2010|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||Article: 172502|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||CRANN, Science Foundation Ireland, HEFCE Strategic Development Fund|
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