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A tale of two enemies

A large modulation of magnetic moments in superconductor/ferromagnet superlattices raises intriguing questions about the interaction between these competing states.

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Figure 1: The remarkable change in ferromagnetic moments above (top) and below (bottom) the superconducting transition temperature in a layered superconductor/ferromagnet heterostructure.

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Takagai, H. A tale of two enemies. Nature Mater 8, 251–252 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat2414

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