Low Writing Field on Perpendicular Nano-ferromagnetic

  • Wibowo, Nur Aji (Physics Department, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Satya Wacana Christian University) ;
  • Rondonuwu, Ferdy S. (Physics Department, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Satya Wacana Christian University) ;
  • Purnama, Budi (Physics Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Sebelas Maret University)
  • Received : 2014.07.03
  • Accepted : 2014.09.03
  • Published : 2014.09.30


For heat-assisted magnetic recording, magnetization reversal probabilities of nano-Pt/MnSb multilayer film with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy under thermal pulse activation were investigated numerically by solving the Landau-Lifshift Gilbert Equation. Magnetic parameters of nano-Pt/MnSb multilayer were used with anisotropy energy of $3{\times}10^5$ erg/cc and saturation magnetization of 2100 G, which offer more than 10 y data stability at room temperature. Scheme of driven magnetic field and thermal pulse on writing mechanism was designed closely to real experiment. This study found that the chosen material is potential to be used as a high density magnetic storage that requires low writing field less than two-hundreds Oersted through definite heating and cooling interval. The possibility of writing data with a zero driven magnetic field also became an important result. Further study is recommended on the thickness of media and thermal pulse design as the essential parameters of the reversal magnetization.


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