Fabrication and magnetic behavior of Co-Ni nanowire arrays with small diameters

X. Y. Zhang, L. H. Xu, Jiyan Dai, H. L.W. Chan

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Ultra small Co-Ni nanowires with 8 nm diameters have been successfully fabricated within nanochannel alumina templates. The nanowires possess an FCC structure, and the axes of the nanowires are orientated along the [1 1 0] direction. The nanowires show strong temperature-dependent magnetic behavior. The coercivity in these nanowires increases greatly with decrease in temperature, and has T1/2dependence. A coercivity as high as 2529 Oe has been obtained at 5 K.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-191
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2004


  • Co-Ni nanowires
  • Magnetic behavior
  • Template

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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