Theoretical study on the magnetic anisotropy of X/Fe (X = Pd, Pt, Ag, Au) metallic multilayers based on LMTO-ASA calculation

Kentaro Kyuno, Ryoichi Yamamoto, Setsuro Asano

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The perpendicular magnetic anisotropy of X/Fe (X = Pd, Pt, Ag, Au) multilayers have been studied theoretically from first principles. It is predicted that the Pd/Fe, Ag/Fe and Au/Fe multilayers exhibit perpendicular anisotropy. Comparisons with the Co-based multilayers are also made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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