Stripe domains and magnetoresistance in thermally deposited nickel films

P. D. Sparks*, N. P. Stern, D. S. Snowden, B. A. Kappus, J. G. Checkelsky, S. S. Harberger, A. M. Fusello, J. C. Eckert

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Abstract

We report a study of the domain structure and magnetoresistance of thermally deposited nickel films. For films thicker than 17 nm, we observe striped domains with period varying with film thickness as a power law with exponent 0.21 ± 0.02 up to 120nm thickness. There is a negative magnetoresistance for fields out of the plane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1339-e1340
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume272-276
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2004

Keywords

  • Magnetoresistance
  • Nickel
  • Striped domain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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