Recent Submissions

  • Role of interfaces in the magnetoresistance of Au/Fe/Au/Fe multilayers 

    Weinberger, P., J. Zabloudil, R. H. Hammerling, L. Szunyogh, et al. 2003. "Role of interfaces in the magnetoresistance of Au/Fe/Au/Fe multilayers." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 67(5): 54404-1. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.67.054404
    By using the fully relativistic spin-polarized screened Korringa-Kohn-Rostoker method and the corresponding Kubo-Greenwood equation resistivities and the giant magnetoresistance are evaluated for Fe/Au/Fe/Au spin valves ...
  • Direct observation of remanent magnetic states in epitaxial fcc Co small disks 

    Vaz, CAF, L. Lopez-Diaz, M. Klaui, JAC Bland, et al. 2003. "Direct observation of remanent magnetic states in epitaxial fcc Co small disks." Physical Review B 67(14): 140405-140405. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.67.140405
    No abstract available.
  • Extended elliptic skyrmion gratings in epitaxial MnSi thin films 

    Wilson, M. N., E. A. Karhu, A. S. Quigley, U. K. Roessler, et al. 2012. "Extended elliptic skyrmion gratings in epitaxial MnSi thin films." Physical Review B 86(14): 144420-144420. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.86.144420
    No abstract available.
  • Growth, structure, electronic, and magnetic properties of MgO/Fe(001) bilayers and Fe/MgO/Fe(001) trilayers 

    Klaua, M., D. Ullmann, J. Barthel, W. Wulfhekel, et al. 2001. "Growth, structure, electronic, and magnetic properties of MgO/Fe(001) bilayers and Fe/MgO/Fe(001) trilayers." Physical Review B 64(13): 134411-134411. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.64.134411
    No abstract available.
  • Spin-dependent transport in Fe and Fe/Au multilayers 

    Monchesky, T. L., A. Enders, R. Urban, K. Myrtle, et al. 2005. "Spin-dependent transport in Fe and Fe/Au multilayers." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 71(21): 214440-1. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.71.214440
    In situ resistance measurements of epitaxial Fe layers and Au/Fe bilayers were used to quantify the scattering in giant magnetoresistance (GMR) spin valve structures. The semiclassical Boltzmann transport equation, ...
  • Direct observation of spin configurations and classification of switching processes in mesoscopic ferromagnetic rings 

    Klaui, M., CAF Vaz, JAC Bland, TL Monchesky, et al. 2003. "Direct observation of spin configurations and classification of switching processes in mesoscopic ferromagnetic rings." Physical Review B 68(13): 134426-134426. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.68.134426
    No abstract available.
  • Magnetoresistance and magnetic properties of Fe/Cu/Fe/GaAs(100) 

    Monchesky, T. L., B. Heinrich, R. Urban, K. Myrtle, et al. 1999. "Magnetoresistance and magnetic properties of Fe/Cu/Fe/GaAs(100)." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter) 60(14): 10242-51. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.60.10242
    A procedure for growth of smooth As free Fe surfaces on (46)-GaAs(100) is presented. Ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) revealed that the Fe films have anisotropies equal to bulk Fe, modified only by interface anisotropies. The ...
  • Magnetic properties of Co/GaAs(110) 

    Monchesky, T. L., and J. Unguris. 2006. "Magnetic properties of Co/GaAs(110)." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 74(24): 241301-1. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.74.241301
    We observed three magnetic states of an ultrathin, atomically well-ordered Co film grown on a cleaved GaAs(110) substrate. For a Co thickness less than 3.4 monolayers (ML), we find a ferromagnetically dead layer associated ...
  • Chiral modulations and reorientation effects in MnSi thin films 

    Karhu, E. A., U. K. Roessler, A. N. Bogdanov, S. Kahwaji, et al. 2012. "Chiral modulations and reorientation effects in MnSi thin films." Physical Review B 85(9): 094429-094429. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.094429
    No abstract available.
  • Local structure and magnetic properties of B2- and B20-like ultrathin Mn films grown on Si(001) 

    Kahwaji, S., R. A. Gordon, E. D. Crozier, and T. L. Monchesky. 2012. "Local structure and magnetic properties of B2- and B20-like ultrathin Mn films grown on Si(001)." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 85(1): 0144059. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.014405
    The structural and magnetic properties of ultrathin Mn layers deposited onto Si(001) by molecular beam epitaxy at low temperature are reported. X-ray absorption fine structure studies reveal that the structure of the ...
  • Structure and magnetic properties of MnSi epitaxial thin films 

    Karhu, E., S. Kahwaji, T. L. Monchesky, C. Parsons, et al. 2010. "Structure and magnetic properties of MnSi epitaxial thin films." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 82(18): 18441711. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.82.184417
    We report on the correlation between the magnetic and structural properties of epitaxial MnSi (111) thin films grown by solid-phase epitaxy on Si (111) substrates. The Si (111) substrate, with a surface unit cell that is ...
  • Distorted iron films on GaAs(001)-(4x6) 

    Gordon, RA, ED Crozier, DT Jiang, TL Monchesky, et al. 2000. "Distorted iron films on GaAs(001)-(4x6)." Physical Review B 62(3): 2151-2157. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.62.2151
    No abstract available.
  • Helical magnetic order in MnSi thin films 

    Karhu, E. A., S. Kahwaji, M. D. Robertson, H. Fritzsche, et al. 2011. "Helical magnetic order in MnSi thin films." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 84(6): 0604044. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.84.060404
    We present a study of the magnetic structure of crystalline MnSi(111) thin films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. A combination of polarized neutron reflectometry (PNR) and superconducting quantum interference device ...