Spin-Polarized Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Teruo KohashiEmail author


Spin-polarized scanning electron microscopy (spin SEM) is a method to visualize magnetization distribution at the surface of a ferromagnetic sample [1–4], whose principle is summarized in Fig. 102.1.
Fig. 102.1

Principle of spin SEM


Secondary electrons Spin polarization Surface magnetization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nano-Process Research DepartmentCenter for Technology Innovation, Research & Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.TokyoJapan

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