1 December 1993 Angular performance of phase-optimized magneto-optic quadrilayers
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A procedure is described for the design of quadrilayer structures that enhance the polar Kerr effect in magneto-optic recording media. An essential feature of the method is a systematic approach that enables the achievement of phase optimization, which results in the elimination of the undesirable eftects of parasitic Kerr ellipticity. Examples are presented based on the Co/Pt superlattice and amorphous TbFeCo. The spectral and angular performances of fabricated devices are compared with theory.
Ron Atkinson, Ian W. Salter, Jiansheng Xu, "Angular performance of phase-optimized magneto-optic quadrilayers," Optical Engineering 32(12), (1 December 1993). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.151271 . Submission:
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