Gallagher, Timothy (1980) Domain wall dynamics in ion-implanted magnetic bubble materials. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10172006-152737
The object of this work is to extend the experimental and theoretical understanding of domain wall dynamics in implanted magnetic bubble materials. The presence of the implanted layer was incorporated into the theory of domain wall dynamics by considering both the modified demagnetizing field and the surface pinning associated with the implanted surface. Using this model, calculations of peak wall velocities were made to explain the velocity asymmetry with respect to in-plane field direction. An experimental technique was developed to determine the influence of implantation on bubble state switching, and the results were interpreted using the surface pinning condition. Based on predictions of the model, a new class of bubble states was found in implanted films and the unique dynamic characteristics of these states were investigated.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))|
|Degree Grantor:||California Institute of Technology|
|Division:||Engineering and Applied Science|
|Major Option:||Applied Physics|
|Thesis Availability:||Restricted to Caltech community only|
|Defense Date:||15 May 1980|
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|Deposited On:||31 Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||26 Dec 2012 03:05|
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