Variable magnetic field and temperature magnetic force microscopy

J. Mohanty, Roman Engel-Herbert, T. Hesjedal

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Abstract

Magnetic force microscopy (MFM) studies of epitaxial MnAs films on GaAs(001) have been performed as a function of the applied magnetic field and the sample temperature. For this purpose, we combined a stable variable-temperature sample stage with a compact magnet assembly to fit a commercial magnetic force microscope. In order to keep the thermal drift that affects MFM measurements low, we employed a permanent magnet that can be rotated in a yoke assembly guiding the magnetic flux to the sample.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1359-1362
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing
Volume81
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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