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Polarized Electron Probes of Magnetic Surfaces

Published

Author(s)

Robert Celotta, Daniel T. Pierce

Abstract

The magnetic properties of surfaces are now being explored with electron spectroscopies that use electron spin polarization techniques. The increased activity in beams is spurred by new scientific and technological challenges and is made feasible by recent advances in the technology of sources and detectors of polarized electrons. The ability to grow thin films and to engineer artificial structures permits new phenomena to be investigated at magnetic surfaces and interfaces. For such investigations, spin-polarized electron techniques –such as polarized electron scattering, polarized photemission, polarizes Auger spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy with polarization analysis –have been and will probably continue to be used to great advantage.
Citation
Science
Volume
234
Issue
4774

Citation

Celotta, R. and Pierce, D. (1986), Polarized Electron Probes of Magnetic Surfaces, Science (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created January 1, 1986, Updated February 19, 2017