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Heusler alloys

Tuning exchange bias

Exchange bias is a magnetic phenomenon that has facilitated the ever-increasing storage density of magnetic recording systems. The finding of high tunable exchange bias in certain Heusler alloys indicates new routes for the design of rare-earth-free hard magnetic materials.

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Figure 1: Structures with two sublattices.


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Nordblad, P. Tuning exchange bias. Nature Mater 14, 655–656 (2015).

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