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Influence of the Magnetization Compensation Point on the All-Optical Magnetization Switching

  • L. Le GuyaderEmail author
  • I. Radu
  • A. Eschenlohr
  • S. El Moussaoui
  • M. Buzzi
  • I. Razdolski
  • R. Medapalli
  • M. Savoini
  • Ch. Stamm
  • R. Mitzner
  • K. Holldack
  • T. Kachel
  • A. Tsukamoto
  • A. Itoh
  • A. Kirilyuk
  • Th. Rasing
  • F. Nolting
  • A. V. Kimel
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 159)

Abstract

Combining femtosecond transmission measurements with picosecond time-resolved photo-emission electron microscopy, both using x-ray magnetic circular dichroism, new insights into the all-optical magnetization switching mechanism in GdFe based rare-earth transition metal ferrimagnetic alloys is provided, with emphasis on the role played by the magnetization compensation temperature TM of the alloy.

Keywords

Domain Wall Magnetization Reversal Domain Wall Velocity Magnetization Compensation 1Swiss Light Source 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was partially supported by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007- 2013) ERC Grant agreements No. NMP3-SL-2008-214469 (UltraMagnetron) and No. 214810 (FANTOMAS).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Le Guyader
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • I. Radu
    • 2
  • A. Eschenlohr
    • 2
  • S. El Moussaoui
    • 1
  • M. Buzzi
    • 1
  • I. Razdolski
    • 3
  • R. Medapalli
    • 3
  • M. Savoini
    • 3
  • Ch. Stamm
    • 2
  • R. Mitzner
    • 2
  • K. Holldack
    • 2
  • T. Kachel
    • 2
  • A. Tsukamoto
    • 4
  • A. Itoh
    • 4
  • A. Kirilyuk
    • 3
  • Th. Rasing
    • 3
  • F. Nolting
    • 1
  • A. V. Kimel
    • 3
  1. 1.Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer InstitutVilligenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbHBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Radboud University Nijmegen, Institute for Molecules and MaterialsNijmegenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.College of Science and TechnologyNihon UniversityChibaJapan

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