Spin wave quantization in continuous film with stripe domains

Seung Seok Ha, Jungbum Yoon, Sukmock Lee, Chun Yeol You, Myung Hwa Jung, Young Keun Kim

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We investigated the spin wave dynamics of CoFeSiB film, which has a stripe domain structure at a low magnetic field region (<1 kOe). We measured the spin wave excitation spectra by employing Brillouin light scattering. Abnormal field dependence and dispersion relations were observed, and they are similar to spin wave quantization in laterally confined magnetic structures such as arrays of magnetic nanowires. The observed spin wave excitation spectra must be interpreted with spin wave quantization such as Damon-Eshbach mode separation. It was found that the spin wave quantization is related to the stripe magnetic domain structure in continuous film. The physical origin of the quantization is the partial reflection of the propagating spin wave at the periodic stripe domain boundaries.

Original languageEnglish
Article number07D544
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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