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Change in magnetic properties of two-dimensional magnetic photonic crystals using a light stimulus


The study of magnetooptical properties of the two-dimensional photonic crystals based on the doped silicon plates covered by a cobalt layer, which is several nanometers in thickness and lies on a chrome layer several tens of nanometers thick, shows quasi-periodic changes in the magnetic properties of the system when interacting with electromagnetic radiation. Oscillations on angular dependences of the equatorial magnetooptical Kerr effect are related to the fulfillment of resonance conditions when the standing electromagnetic wave, which contributes to the spin rotation in the system and thereby to the change of its magnetic properties, is formed in the magnetic plate.

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Original Russian Text © D.E. Afanas’eva, N.Yu. Zvezdin, V.A. Paporkov, A.V. Prokaznikov, 2014, published in Mikroelektronika, 2014, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 207–211.

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Afanas’eva, D.E., Zvezdin, N.Y., Paporkov, V.A. et al. Change in magnetic properties of two-dimensional magnetic photonic crystals using a light stimulus. Russ Microelectron 43, 207–211 (2014).

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  • Photonic Crystal
  • Angular Dependence
  • Spin Wave
  • RUSSIAN Microelectronics
  • Incidence Plane