Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect Magnetometer (MOKE)

Two home-built polar MOKE systems with external magnetic fields up to 2 T operating at room temperature allowing also angle dependent measurements are available.


Picture of home-build MOKE-Magnetometers
Schematic principle of MOKE-measurement
Top: schematic image of a TR-MOKE setup; (a) magneto-optical Kerr effect configurations (polar, longitudinal and transversal) for three possible orientations of the magnetization M relative to the plane incidence; (b) measurements of spin dynamics
in an effective magnetic field Heff, where the change in magnetization ∆mz is detected.