Two-stage magnetization reversal in exchange biased bilayers

C. Leighton, M. R. Fitzsimmons, P. Yashar, A. Hoffmann, J. Nogués, J. Dura, C. F. Majkrzak, Ivan K. Schuller

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Abstract

The magnetization reversal in MnF2/Fe bialayers was studied using coherent rotation via a two-stage process. The rotation of the exchange biased bilayers was analyzed using polarized neutron reflectrometry and anisotropic magnetoresistance techniques. The results showed asymmetry in the magnetization reversal process in the exchange biased systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4394-4397
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume86
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - May 7 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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