Soft x-ray magneto-optic Kerr rotation and element-specific hysteresis measurement

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Soft x-ray magneto-optic Kerr rotation has been measured using a continuously tunable multilayer linear polarizer in the beam reflected form samples in applied magnetic fields. Like magnetic circular dichroism, Kerr rotation in the soft x-ray can be element - specific and much larger than in the visible spectral range when the photon energy is tuned near atomic core resonances. Thus sensitive element-specific hysteresis measurements are possible with this technique. Examples showing large Kerr rotation from an Fe film and element-specific hysteresis loops of the Fe and Cr in an Fe/Cr multilayer demonstrate these new capabilities. Some consequences of the strong ... continued below

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Kortright, J.B. & Rice, M. March 1, 1996.

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Soft x-ray magneto-optic Kerr rotation has been measured using a continuously tunable multilayer linear polarizer in the beam reflected form samples in applied magnetic fields. Like magnetic circular dichroism, Kerr rotation in the soft x-ray can be element - specific and much larger than in the visible spectral range when the photon energy is tuned near atomic core resonances. Thus sensitive element-specific hysteresis measurements are possible with this technique. Examples showing large Kerr rotation from an Fe film and element-specific hysteresis loops of the Fe and Cr in an Fe/Cr multilayer demonstrate these new capabilities. Some consequences of the strong anomalous dispersion near the FeL{sub 2,3} edges to the Kerr rotation are discussed.

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  • SRI `95: synchrotron radiation instrumentation symposium and the 7. users meeting for the advanced photon source (APS), Argonne, IL (United States), 16-20 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96011521
  • Report No.: LBL--38509
  • Report No.: LSBL--318;CONF-9510119--36
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • DOI: 10.2172/270797 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 251141
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666364

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Kortright, J.B. & Rice, M. Soft x-ray magneto-optic Kerr rotation and element-specific hysteresis measurement, article, March 1, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666364/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.