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Magnetic properties of amorphous thin films produced by ion mixing

Van Rossum, M. and Nicolet, M-A. and Wilts, C. H. (1984) Magnetic properties of amorphous thin films produced by ion mixing. Journal of Applied Physics, 56 (4). pp. 1032-1035. ISSN 0021-8979. doi:10.1063/1.334096.

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We have produced several magnetic amorphous alloys by ion mixing of thin multilayer films. Our results show that the ion mixing technique is able to produce amorphous films of the various categories (transition metal-metalloid, transition metal pairs) at the composition appropriate for the appearance of magnetic ordering. A comparison of their saturation magnetization with that of related vapor quenched films suggests similar nearest-neighbor coordination in both kinds of samples.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1984 American Institute of Physics. Received 3 January 1984; accepted 9 March 1984. The authors thank Dr. V.S. Speriosu (IBM) for the magnetization measurements. They also thank A. Ghaffari and R. Gorris for technical assistance. The research was supported in part by the General Products Division of IBM, Tuscon, Arizona (T.M. Reith) and by the U.S. Department of Energy through an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and monitored by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology (D. Burger, M.H. Leipold).
Subject Keywords:thin films, magnetic properties, fabrication, saturation, magnetization, metallic glasses, mixing
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