Room-temperature ferromagnetism in zincblende CrSb grown by molecular-beam epitaxy

J. H. Zhao, F. Matsukura, K. Takamura, E. Abe, Daichi Chiba, H. Ohno

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Thin films of CrSb grown by solid-source molecular-beam epitaxy on GaAs, (Al, Ga)Sb, and GaSb are found to exhibit ferromagnetism. Reflection high-energy electron diffraction and high-resolution cross sectional transmission electron microscopy both indicate that the structure is zincblende. Temperature dependence of remanent magnetization shows that the ferromagnetic transition temperature is beyond 400 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2776-2778
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Oct 22


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