Atomically sharp magnetic domain wall in thin film Fe(110): A first principles noncollinear magnetism study

Kohji Nakamura, Yoshifumi Takeda, Toru Akiyama, Tomonori Ito, A. J. Freeman

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Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the magnetic domain wall structures in an Fe (110) monolayer. Highly precise first principles full-potential linearized augmented plane-wave method was used for the purpose of analysis. It was found that the narrow domain wall arises from band effects. Results show that the magnetization changes from one orientation to the opposite orientation within an 8 Å width.

Original languageEnglish
Article number057202
Pages (from-to)057202-1-057202-4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume93
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 30 2004

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