# Engineered Heusler Ferrimagnets with a Large Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Experimental Design

## 3. Results and Discussion

**Figure 1.**(

**a**) X-ray diffraction (XRD) pattern of Co${}_{2}$MnSi (CMS) (0–20 nm)/MnGa (30 nm) bilayers for the un-annealed samples; and (

**b**) samples annealed at 400 ${}^{\circ}$C; (

**c**) Expanded XRD pattern of CMS (0–20 nm)/MnGa (30 nm) bilayers for the un-annealed samples and (

**d**) samples annealed at 400 ${}^{\circ}$C.

**Figure 2.**Thickness dependence of (

**a**) the c lattice constant and (

**b**) the full width at half maximum (FWHM) for CMS films.

**Figure 3.**Typical out-of-plane and in-plane magnetization versus applied magnetic field (M-H loop) of CMS (0–20 nm)/MnGa (30 nm) bilayers for the un-annealed (left figures) and annealed (right figures) samples measured by vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM).

**Figure 5.**(

**a**) Thickness dependence of saturation magnetization for the CMS film (${M}_{\mathrm{S}}^{\mathrm{CMS}}$); (

**b**) Thickness dependence of remnant magnetization ($M\times {t}_{\left(\mathrm{0kOe}\right)}$); (

**c**) switching (${H}_{\mathrm{SW}}$); and (

**d**) saturation fields in antiparallel state (${H}_{\mathrm{S}-}$) for CMS/MnGa bilayer films.

## 4. Conclusions

## Acknowledgments

## Author Contributions

## Conflicts of Interest

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