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Role of charge carriers for ferromagnetism in cobalt-doped rutile TiO2

T Fukumura, H Toyosaki, K Ueno, M Nakano, M Kawasaki
2008 New Journal of Physics  
Electric and magnetic properties of a high temperature ferromagnetic oxide semiconductor, cobalt-doped rutile TiO2, are summarized. The cobalt-doped rutile TiO2 epitaxial thin films with different electron densities and cobalt contents were grown on r-sapphire substrates with laser molecular beam epitaxy. Results of magnetization, magnetic circular dichroism, and anomalous Hall effect measurements were examined for samples with systematically varied electron densities and cobalt contents. The
more » ... alt contents. The samples with high electron densities and cobalt contents show the high temperature ferromagnetism, suggesting that charge carriers induce the ferromagnetism.
doi:10.1088/1367-2630/10/5/055018 fatcat:a7h7xazq5ng77dkoj7577qzlru