First-principles calculation of the electronic structure and magnetic anisotropy of Co-based metallic multilayers

Kentaro Kyuno, Ryoichi Yamamoto, Setsuro Asano

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Abstract

The magnetocrystalline anisotropy energies of X/Co (X = Pd, Pt, Cu, Ag, Au) multilayers have been calculated using the linear muffin-tin orbitals method. The easy axes of Pd/Co, Pt/Co and Au/Co are perpendicular to the film planes, which are in good agreement with experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)268-271
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume126
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Sep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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