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    • Asymmetric domain nucleation and unusual magnetization reversal in ultrathin Co films with perpendicular anisotropy 

      Iunin, Y.L.; Kabanov, Y.P.; Nikitenko, V.I.; Cheng, X.M.; Clarke, D.; Tretiakov, O.A.; Tchernyshyov, O.; Shapiro, A.J.; Shull, R.D.; Chien, C.L. (American Physical Society, 2007-03-16)
      We report unexpected phenomena during magnetization reversal in ultrathin Co films and Co/Pt multilayers with perpendicular anisotropy. Using magneto-optical Kerr microscopy and magnetic force microscopy we have observed ...
    • Dynamics of a vortex domain wall in a magnetic nanostrip: application of the collective-coordinate approach 

      Clarke, D.J.; Tretiakov, O.A.; Chern, G.-W.; Bazaliy, Ya.B.; Tchernyshyov, O. (American Physical Society, 2008-10-01)
      The motion of a vortex domain wall in a ferromagnetic strip of submicron width under the influence of an external magnetic field exhibits three distinct dynamical regimes. In a viscous regime at low fields the wall moves ...
    • Dynamics of domain walls in magnetic nanostrips 

      Tretiakov, O.A.; Clarke, D.; Chern, G.-W.; Bazaliy, Ya.B.; Tchernyshyov, O. (American Physical Society, 2008-03-28)
      We express the dynamics of domain walls in ferromagnetic nanowires in terms of collective coordinates, generalizing Thiele[psila]s steady-state results. For weak external perturbations the dynamics is dominated by a few ...
    • Stripes in thin ferromagnetic films with out-of-plane anisotropy 

      Clarke, D.; Tretiakov, O.A.; Tchernyshyov, O. (American Physical Society, 2007-05-01)
      We examine the T=0 phase diagram of a thin ferromagnetic film with a strong out-of-plane anisotropy (e.g., Co/Pt multilayers) in the vicinity of the reorientation phase transition. The phase diagram in the anisotropy-applied-field ...