Saturation field direction dependence of domain structures in NiFe elements

Zaibing Guo*, Y. K. Zheng, K. B. Li, G. C. Han, Z. Y. Liu, J. J. Qiu, P. Luo, L. H. An, Y. H. Wu

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    Abstract

    The domain structures in NiFe elements were studied by magnetic force microscopy measurement and micromagnetic modeling. The remanent states in the elements were dependent on the direction of the saturation field. The "S" and "U" states were observed at remanence by applying the saturation field at different directions. The "S" and "U" states are metastable: magnetic force microscopy tip field-induced switching from the "S" and "U" states to the flux closure configuration was observed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)419-423
    Number of pages5
    JournalSolid State Communications
    Volume139
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Aug 1 2006

    Keywords

    • A. Magnetic elements
    • D. Magnetic domain
    • D. Magnetization reversal

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Chemistry(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Materials Chemistry

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