Observation of a flux closure state in NiFe/IrMn exchange biased rings

Zaibing Guo*, Y. K. Zheng, K. B. Li, Z. Y. Liu, P. Luo, Y. T. Shen, Y. H. Wu

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    Abstract

    The magnetic behaviors of NiFe/IrMn exchange biased rings were investigated by studying the flux closure state of a kinked hysteresis loop. The reversal of magnetization was the cause behind the obtaining of kinked hysteresis loop. The transition of the loop from a single domain state to a flux closure state, and then its continuation onto the opposite single domain present on the other side of the loop, was also discussed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)7435-7437
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Applied Physics
    Volume93
    Issue number10 2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - May 15 2003

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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