Arbeitsgruppe Prof. Hillebrands

Annual Report 2001


Introduction (81K)

Personnel (1178K)

    2.1 Members of the group
    2.2 Visiting scientists, postdoctoral fellows and exchange students
    2.3 Visits of group members at other laboratories
    2.4 Group member photo gallery

Research topics (114K)

Equipment (127K)

Transfer of Technology (112K)

5.1 Magnetism and elastic properties
5.2 Institut für Dünnschichttechnologie - Transfersteller der Universität Kaiserslautern

6 Experimental results

A. Magnetic Tunnel Junctions

6.1Barrier formation mechanisms in magnetic tunnel junctions prepared by ionized atom beams (247K)
6.2Surface smoothing by low energy ion bombardment (246K)

B. Dynamic Magnetic Phenomena

6.3Spin wave wells in non-ellipsoidal micrometer size magnetic stripes(188K)
6.4Spin wave localization in micrometer size magnetic rectangular elements (262K)
6.5Excitation and propagation of spin wave packets in thin garnet films by a short field pulse studied by space- and time- resolved magneto-optic Kerr effect magnetometry (489K)
6.6Exitation and propagation of spin wave packets in thin garnet films by short field pulse using space- and time-resolved Brillouin light scattering spectroscopy(195K)
6.7 Extraction of magnetization components from magneto-optical studies of magnetization dynamics(328K)
6.8Write endurance of magnetic tunnel junctions (171K)
6.9Switching dynamics of magnetic tunnel junctions(255K)
6.10Self-generation of spin wave bullets in magnetic films(307K)

C. Epitaxial Growth

6.11Non-monotone step-induced magnetic anisotropy of Fe films prepared on vicinal Au(100) surfaces with different step orientations(166K)
6.12Preparation and magnetic anisotropies of epitaxial Co(110) films on MgO(110) substrates(153K)
6.13Growth of epitaxial NiFe/FeMn exchange coupled bilayers(408K)

D. Exchange Bias Effect

6.14Phase diagrams of epitaxial exchange coupled NiFe/FeMn bilayers in the framework of the Stoner-Wolfarth model (504K)
6.15Tuning exchange bias and coercive fields in ferromagnet/antiferromagnet bilayers with ion irradiation (266K)
6.16Magnetization reversal of exchange bias double layers magnetically patterned by ion irradiation(582K)
6.17Advanced method for the fabrication of a Wheatstone bridge type spin-valve sensor element(191K)

E. Elastic Properties

6.18Effective elastic constants of boron nitride films(217K)

F. Transfer of Technology

6.19Plasma beam deposition of biocompatible thin films (355K)

Publications (154K)

Conferences, Workshops, Schools and Seminars (151K)

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