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Surface Magnetic Microstructure



M Scheinfein, John Unguris, Robert Celotta, Daniel T. Pierce


The way in which a magnetic solid minimizes its energy through the formation of domains and domain walls is strongly influenced by the presence of the surface. At the surface, a bulk Blich wall may change into a Neel wall in order to reduce the magnetic stray field energy of teh ferromagnetic system. We present high spatial resolution images of surface magnetic microstructure obtained by scanning electron microscopy with polarization analysis (SEMPA).
Magnetism in Low Dimensional Systems, II
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Scheinfein, M. , Unguris, J. , Celotta, R. and Pierce, D. (1990), Surface Magnetic Microstructure, Springer-Verlag, , [online], (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created December 31, 1989, Updated October 12, 2021