Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 58, Issue 9–10, pp 594–598 | Cite as

Domain Structure of R2Fe17 Intermetallic Compounds with Planar-Type Anisotropy

  • Yu. G. PastushenkovEmail author
  • K. P. Skokov
  • M. B. Lyakhova
  • E. S. Antonova

Magnetic domain structure is studied in single crystals of R2Fe17 (R = Tb, Dy, Ho, Er) intermetallic compounds in a wide range of temperatures (10 – 300 K) and magnetic fields (μ0 H = 0 – 0.1 T). It is shown that single crystal specimens of hexagonal magnetics with planar-type anisotropy acquire domain structures containing not only 180-degree domain boundaries but also 60- and 120-degree ones.

Key words

domain structure hexagonal magnetics planar-type magnetocrysalline anisotropy domain boundaries 


The work has been supported by Grant No. 1598 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. G. Pastushenkov
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. P. Skokov
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. B. Lyakhova
    • 1
  • E. S. Antonova
    • 1
  1. 1.Tver State UniversityTverRussia
  2. 2.University of TechnologyDarmstadtGermany

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