Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

High-Frequency Characteristics of Metal/Native-Oxide Multilayers

Published

Author(s)

Geoffrey S. Beach, Thomas J. Silva, F. T. Parker, A. E. Berkowitz

Abstract

The high-frequency magnetization dynamics of magnetically soft CoχFe100-χ metal/native-oxide multilayers were studied as a function of alloy composition (10 less than or equal to} χ less than or equal to} 50) using a time-domain inductive technique. The data show intrinsic resonance frequencies ranging from 2.1 to 3.7 GHz due to the variation of anisotropy field with χ. The frequencies are consistent with a simple ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) response, with the dynamical anisotropy field equal to the static anisotropy field. The large dc permeabilities, ranging from 200 to 1000, are therefore maintained at high frequency. The combination of high permeability, high resonance frequency, low damping, and a tunable anisotropy field, along with a high resistivity, make this system ideally suited to high-frequency applications.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume
39
Issue
5

Keywords

high-frequency magnetization dynamics, high-permeability thin films, soft magnetic materials

Citation

Beach, G. , Silva, T. , Parker, F. and Berkowitz, A. (2003), High-Frequency Characteristics of Metal/Native-Oxide Multilayers, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31303 (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created September 4, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021