Theoretical study of magneto-optical properties of X/Co and X/Fe (X = Pt,Pd) multilayers

Tetuya Kusakabe, Kentaro Kyuno, Setsuro Asano

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Abstract

Kerr rotation angle of X/Co and X/Fe (X = Pt,Pd) multilayers has been calculated from first-principles within the local-spin-density approximation. In the case of Pt/Co, our results are in qualitative agreement with experiments. We have found that the Kerr rotation angles of these materials depend on the species of non-magnetic metals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)535-537
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume126
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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