Nanolithographically defined magnetic structures and quantum magnetic disk (invited)

Stephen Y. Chou, Peter R. Krauss, Linshu Kong

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Abstract

Isolated and interactive arrays of magnetic nanostructures as small as 15 nm are fabricated using nanolithograpby and related technologies, and are characterized using magnetic force microscopy. It has been demonstrated that manipulating the size, aspect ratio, and spacing of these nanostructures can lead to unique control of their magnetic properties. A quantum magnetic disk based on discrete single-domain nanomagnetic structures with storage density of 65 Gbits/in.2 is demonstrated along with a low-cost method for mass producing such disks. Other impacts that nanofabrication can bring to the development of future magnetic storage are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6101-6106
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume79
Issue number8 PART 2B
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 15 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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