Micromagnetics of very thin films

Gustavo Gioia, Richard D James

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-223
Number of pages11
JournalProceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Volume453
Issue number1956
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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