Combined electrical and magneto-optical measurements of the magnetization reversal process at a domain wall trap.

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Zeng, Huang T.; Read, Daniel; Petit, D.; Jausovec, A. V.; O'Brien, L.; Lewis, E. R.; Cowburn, Russell P.;

We have performed combined electrical and magneto-optical Kerr effect measurements on Permalloy nanowires containing artificial symmetric protrusions. This has enabled us to construct a detailed picture of the energy landscape of such a trap, in excellent agreement with... View more
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