Properties of Exchange Coupled All-garnet Magneto-Optic Thin Film Multilayer StructuresMaterials (2015)
AbstractThe effects of exchange coupling on magnetic switching properties of all-garnet multilayer thin film structures are investigated. All-garnet structures are fabricated by sandwiching a magneto-soft material of composition type Bi1.8Lu1.2Fe3.6Al1.4O12 or Bi3Fe5O12:Dy2O3 in between two magneto-hard garnet material layers of composition type Bi2Dy1Fe4Ga1O12 or Bi2Dy1Fe4Ga1O12:Bi2O3. The fabricated RF magnetron sputtered exchange-coupled all-garnet multilayers demonstrate a very attractive combination of magnetic properties, and are of interest for emerging applications in optical sensors and isolators, ultrafast nanophotonics and magneto-plasmonics. An unconventional type of magnetic hysteresis behavior not observed previously in magnetic garnet thin films is reported and discussed.
- magneto-optic multilayers
Publication DateApril 21, 2015
Citation InformationMohammad Nur-E-Alam, Mikhail Vasiliev, Viacheslav A. Kotov, Dmitry Balabanov, et al.. "Properties of Exchange Coupled All-garnet Magneto-Optic Thin Film Multilayer Structures" Materials Vol. 8 Iss. 4 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mikhail_vasiliev/61/