Large-area van der Waals epitaxy and magnetic characterization of Fe3GeTe2 films on graphene

  title={Large-area van der Waals epitaxy and magnetic characterization of Fe3GeTe2 films on graphene},
  author={Joao Marcelo J. Lopes and Dietmar Czubak and Eugenio Zallo and A. I. Figueroa and Charles Guillemard and Manuel Valvidares and Juan Rubio‐Zuazo and Jes{\'u}s L{\'o}pez-S{\'a}nchez and Sergio O. Valenzuela and Michael Hanke and Manfred Ramsteiner},
  journal={2D Materials},
Scalable fabrication of magnetic 2D materials and heterostructures constitutes a crucial step for scaling down current spintronic devices and the development of novel spintronic applications. Here, we report on van der Waals (vdW) epitaxy of the layered magnetic metal Fe3GeTe2 (FGT)—a 2D crystal with highly tunable properties and a high prospect for room temperature ferromagnetism (FM)—directly on graphene by employing molecular beam epitaxy. Morphological and structural characterization… 
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