Chen, K.; Lott, D.; Radu, F.: Observation of an atomic exchange bias effect in DyCo4 film. In: 2015 IEEE Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG) : Beijing, China, from May 11 to May 15, 2015. , 2015, p. AG-09/1-2
This study investigates the temperature-dependent magnetic properties of rare earth-transition metal DyCo4 alloy film using synchrotron soft X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) spectroscopy. The ferrimagnetic alloy thin film is prepared by magnetron sputtering in an ultra-clean argon atmosphere at 1.5×10-3 mbar pressure and 300 K temperature. By applying the sum rules, the magnetic moment is determined from the transmission XMCD.