Monte Carlo simulation of aging phenomena in multilayer magnetic structures
Omsk State University, Mira 55A, Omsk, Russia
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Published online: 4 July 2018
A Monte Carlo simulation of the non-equilibrium behavior of multilayer magnetic structures consisting of alternating magnetic and nonmagnetic nanolayers is realized. The calculated two-time autocorrelation function for the structure during its evolution starting from high-temperature initial state is analyzed. The analysis reveals aging effects characterized by a slowing down of correlation characteristics in the system with increase of the waiting time. The dependence of aging characteristics on thickness of ferromagnetic films is investigated. It is shown that, in contrast to bulk magnetic systems, the aging effects in magnetic superstructures arise not only at the ferromagnetic ordering temperature Tc in the films but also within a wide temperature range at T ≤ Tc.
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