We report on the measurements and analysis of Fe 2p magnetic dichroism in the angular distribution of the photoelectrons from remanently magnetized Fe(100) surfaces with unpolarized, monochromatized, x rays of 1486 eV energy, and with linearly polarized synchrotron radiation of 800 eV energy. The analysis of the dichroic photoemission intensity in the two experiments verifies the applicability of the atomic photoionization model which provides a consistent understanding of the differences between photoemission experiments with unpolarized and linearly polarized radiation. A comparison of the Fe 2p and Fe 3p dichroism spectra allows us to discuss, on an empirical basis, the validity of a Zeeman-like interpretation of Fe 3p hole sublevels connected to the observed magnetic dichroism in photoemission.
Magnetic dichroism in the angular distribution of Fe 2p and 3p photoelectrons: Empirical support to Zeeman-like analysis / Rossi, Giorgio; Panaccione, G; Sirotti, F.. - In: PHYSICAL REVIEW. B, CONDENSED MATTER. - ISSN 0163-1829. - 55:(1997), pp. 11488-11495.