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Title: Magnetic profiles in ferromagnetic/superconducting superlattices.

Abstract

The interplay between ferromagnetism and superconductivity has been of longstanding fundamental research interest to scientists, as the competition between these generally mutually exclusive types of long-range order gives rise to a rich variety of physical phenomena. A method of studying these exciting effects is by investigating artificially layered systems, i.e. alternating deposition of superconducting and ferromagnetic thin films on a substrate, which enables a straight-forward combination of the two types of long-range order and allows the study of how they compete at the interface over nanometer length scales. While originally studies focused on low temperature superconductors interchanged with metallic ferromagnets, in recent years the scope has broadened to include superlattices of high T{sub c} superconductors and colossal magnetoresistance oxides. Creating films where both the superconducting as well as the ferromagnetic layers are complex oxide materials with similar crystal structures (Figure 1), allows the creation of epitaxial superlattices, with potentially atomically flat and ordered interfaces.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
947081
Report Number(s):
ANL/MSD/RP-58617
TRN: US200904%%467
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; DEPOSITION; FERROMAGNETISM; MAGNETORESISTANCE; OXIDES; SUPERCONDUCTIVITY; SUPERCONDUCTORS; SUPERLATTICES; THIN FILMS

Citation Formats

te Velthuis, S. G. E., Hoffmann, A., Santamaria, J., Materials Science Division, and Univ. Complutense de Madrid. Magnetic profiles in ferromagnetic/superconducting superlattices.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/947081.
te Velthuis, S. G. E., Hoffmann, A., Santamaria, J., Materials Science Division, & Univ. Complutense de Madrid. Magnetic profiles in ferromagnetic/superconducting superlattices.. United States. doi:10.2172/947081.
te Velthuis, S. G. E., Hoffmann, A., Santamaria, J., Materials Science Division, and Univ. Complutense de Madrid. Wed . "Magnetic profiles in ferromagnetic/superconducting superlattices.". United States. doi:10.2172/947081. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/947081.
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abstractNote = {The interplay between ferromagnetism and superconductivity has been of longstanding fundamental research interest to scientists, as the competition between these generally mutually exclusive types of long-range order gives rise to a rich variety of physical phenomena. A method of studying these exciting effects is by investigating artificially layered systems, i.e. alternating deposition of superconducting and ferromagnetic thin films on a substrate, which enables a straight-forward combination of the two types of long-range order and allows the study of how they compete at the interface over nanometer length scales. While originally studies focused on low temperature superconductors interchanged with metallic ferromagnets, in recent years the scope has broadened to include superlattices of high T{sub c} superconductors and colossal magnetoresistance oxides. Creating films where both the superconducting as well as the ferromagnetic layers are complex oxide materials with similar crystal structures (Figure 1), allows the creation of epitaxial superlattices, with potentially atomically flat and ordered interfaces.},
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