First principles investigation of domain walls and exchange stiffness in ferromagnetic Fe and antiferromagnetic NiMn

Kohji Nakamuraa, Tomonori Ito, A. J. Freeman, Lieping Zhong, Juan Fernandez-de-Castro

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Abstract

The domain walls in ferromagnetic Fe and antiferromagnetic NiMn with the first principles full-potential linearized augmented plane-wave method including intra-atomic noncollinear magnetism was investigated. In both cases, the self-consistent results showed that the magnetization changes continuously from one orientation to another as observed in Bloch wall. It was found that when the wall thickness increases, the formation energy of the domain wall decreases significantly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6879-6881
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume93
Issue number10 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 15 2003

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