Domain Structure of R2Fe17 Intermetallic Compounds with Planar-Type Anisotropy
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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 wordsdomain 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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