Anomalous Hall effect in (110)Fe/(110)Cr multilayers

S. N. Song*, C. Sellers, J. B. Ketterson

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Abstract

We have studied the Hall effect and the magnetoresistance in [110] textured Fe/Cr multilayers grown by electron beam evaporation. We have observed a strong magnetic field dependence of the Hall coefficient as well as a large magnetoresistance. In all cases the Hall voltage is positive. The ordinary Hall coefficient is positive at room temperature and changes sign at low temperatures; this is similar to the behavior of an antiferromagnet but differs from that observed in Fe-Cr alloys. The extraordinary Hall coefficient R s is positive and varies with the resistivity ρ as R s∝ρ2.6, suggesting the importance of interface scattering.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)479-481
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume59
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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