Epitaxial ferromagnetic Mn5Ge3 on Ge(111)

Changgan Zeng, S. C. Erwin, L. C. Feldman, A. P. Li, R. Jin, Y. Song, J. R. Thompson, H. H. Weitering

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Ferromagnetic thin films of Mn5Ge3 were grown epitaxially on Ge(111) with solid phase epitaxy. Physical property measurements and DFT calculations revealed a picture of a metallic Stoner ferromagnet with a spin structure that is likely noncollinear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5002-5004
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Dec 15 2003

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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