We demonstrate the time-resolved real-space observation of vortex gyration in a magnetic circular disc by X-ray magnetic circular dichroism photoemission microscopy at the SPring-8 beamline BL25SU, both with and without an additional structure called a pair tag, which serves to control the magnetic curling direction. By comparing the gyration orbits of the vortices, we found that the gyration properties are dependent on the presence of the additional structure in spite of the discs having the same diameter. Furthermore, we reproduced the vortex gyration by micromagnetic simulation. The confinement potential of the vortex can be controlled by the additional structure.
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