Interlayer coupling in Co/Os multilayers

P.J.H. Bloemen, W.J.M. de Jonge, R. Coehoorn

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Abstract

Antiferromagnetic interlayer coupling is determined from hysteresis loop measurements for Co/Os multilayers with Os thickness varying from 4 to 36 Å. We found two maxima of antiferromagnetic coupling, which is consistent with an oscillatory behavior with a period of approximately 15 Å: this is significantly larger than the period observed for interlayers of Ru, which has a very similar band structure and a topologically equivalent Fermi surface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-305
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume121
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Mar 1993

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