Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of Fe-NbO System
Magnetoresistive effect and electrotransport properties of Fe-NbO (13 ≤ Fe, at.% ≤ 80) thin films annealed at 600 °C has been investigated. It has been established that the samples structure contains three main phases Fe, NbO2, Fe2.9O4. Maximum of magnetoresistance in the samples does not exceed 0.3%, a coercive force is ranging from 150 to 370 Oe, depending on the Fe concentration. It is assumed that the films have a granular structure. Magnetoresistance and coercive force values, as well as the correlation between the magnetoresistance and the magnetization of the Fe-NbO samples are uncharacteristic for granular systems. It is assumed that uncharacteristic properties are due to the significant influence of ferrite Fe2.9O4 on the magnetic properties and electrotransport of the Fe-NbO films.
Nikolai Perov and Anna Semisalova
A. Grebennikov et al., "Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of Fe-NbO System", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 233-234, pp. 579-582, 2015