Polarised neutron reflectivity from a [UAs/Co] multilayer

D. Mannix, W. G. Stirling, D. G. Bucknall, P. W. Haycock, S. D. Brown, G. H. Lander, T. S. Plaskett

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Abstract

We present X-ray and polarised neutron reflectivity data from a Co(200 Å)/12[UAs(80 Å)/Co(20 Å)] multilayer. There is reasonable agreement between values of the thicknesses determined from the X-ray data and those from the neutron data; both indicate slightly larger UAs thicknesses than of the nominal structure. Analysis of the polarised neutron data indicates that there is magnetism in all layers. However, due to the large ferromagnetic signal from the underlying cobalt, magnitudes of the moments in the constituent layers have not been determined unambiguously.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)470-472
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume234-236
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 1997

Keywords

  • Multilayer
  • Polarised neutron reflectivity
  • Uranium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Mannix, D., Stirling, W. G., Bucknall, D. G., Haycock, P. W., Brown, S. D., Lander, G. H., & Plaskett, T. S. (1997). Polarised neutron reflectivity from a [UAs/Co] multilayer. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 234-236, 470-472.