SrRuO3 is an itinerant ferromagnet with orthorhombic structure and uniaxial magnetocrystalline anisotropy-features expected to yield resistivity anisotropy. Here we explore changes in the resistivity anisotropy of epitaxial SrRuO3 films due to induced magnetization in the paramagnetic state by using the planar Hall effect. We find that the effect of the induced magnetization on the in-plane anisotropy is strongly angular dependent, and we provide a full description of this behavior at 160 K for induced magnetization in the (001) plane.
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L.K. acknowledges support by the Israel Science Foundation founded by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. J.W.R. grew the samples at Stanford University in the laboratory of M. R. Beasley.