Epitaxial growth of metastable Pd(001) on bcc-Fe(001)

  • Epitaxial growth of metastable Pd(001) at high deposition temperatures up to a critical thickness of 6 monolayers on bcc-Fe(001) is reported, the critical thickness being depending dramatically on the deposition temperature. For larger thicknesses the Pd film undergoes a roughening transition with strain relaxation by forming a top polycrystalline layer. These results allow to make a correlation between previ-ously reported unusual magnetic properties of Fe/Pd double layers and the crystallographic structure of the Pd overlayer.

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Author:Björn Roos, A. Frank, Serguei Demokritov, Burkard Hillebrands
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-8804
Document Type:Article
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1999
Year of Publication:1999
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Date of the Publication (Server):1999/08/24
Tag:bcc-Fe(001) ; critical thickness; deposition temperature ; epitaxial growth ; metastable Pd(001)
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Physik
DDC-Cassification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 53 Physik / 530 Physik
Licence (German):Standard gemäß KLUEDO-Leitlinien vor dem 27.05.2011

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