We determine by a scaling calculation the limiting form of the free energy governing a ferromagnetic film of vanishing thickness. Our theory generalizes Stoner and Wohlfarth's results for flat ellipsoids to arbitrary-shaped very thin films.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1997|