Ferromagnetism in Pd(100) Ultrathin Films Enhanced by Distortion

Shunsuke Sakuragi, Hiroo Tajiri, Tetsuya Sato

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A significant distortion of crystal structure was observed in Pd(100) ultrathin film deposited on a SrTiO3 substrate that shows ferromagnetism induced by quantum-well states. An in-situ X-ray crystal truncation rod scattering measurement showed an expansion of the lattice in the ferromagnetic Pd(100) ultrathin film with a thickness of 3.19 nm. This result explains the previous observation that the measured ferromagnetic magnetization in Pd(100) is much larger than that predicted by the calculation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1167-1171
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Procedia
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event20th International Conference on Magnetism, ICM 2015 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 2015 Jul 52015 Jul 10


  • Pd
  • Quantum-well states
  • X-ray crystal truncation rod scattering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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