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Paper on electrically-controlled PMA

Congli contributed to a recent paper on voltage-controlled perpendicular magnetic anisotropy which has just been published. He showed that O moves under bias in GdO/Co/Pt multilayers, creating interfacial oxidized Co layers, which are likely responsible for the large PMA. His … Continue reading

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Review on data science in materials microscopy

Paul wrote a review on data and image science in materials microscopy that has appeared in Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science.

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Paper on electron correlation microscopy

Pei has published a new paper on the applications and limitations of electron correlation microscopy to the study of liquid state dynamics at the nanoscale. Congratulations Pei!

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paper on perpendicular MTJs

Congli has contributed to a paper just published in Journal of Applied Physics on perpendicular magnetic tunnel junctions created using W seed and capping layers. These junctions are more thermally stable than perpendicular junctions based on Ta.

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FEMSIM + HRMC code release

Jason has completed the first official release of the FEMSIM / HRMC code. The code is described in the a recent paper and is available in an associated  data set. Working versions and updates will be posted on Github.

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new paper on Heusler / GaAs spin valves

Ashutosh has contributed to a new paper on Heusler alloy / GaAs spin valves which has appeared in Physical Review B. This is the last Voyles group paper of 2016.  Happy New Year!

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Paper on defect evolution in irradiated SiC

Yizhang and Li have contributed to a new paper on the evolution of point defect clusters in irradiated SiC, which is our first paper of 2017!

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Congli contributes to paper on antiferromagnetic insulator TIG

Congli contributed to a paper on thin films of the antiferromagnetic insulator Tm3Fe5O12 that has just appeared in Advanced Electronic Materials. These films have potential applications in spintronics.

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Dan wins travel award to attend IPAM workshop

Dan has won a travel award to expand her knowledge of machine learning as it relates to materials science by attending the UCLA Institute of Pure and Applied Mathemathics Workshop “Synergies Between Machine Learning and Physical Models“. Congratulations, Dan!

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Paper on ZnO surface reconstructions

Ryan Jacobs from Dane Morgan’s group has published a paper explaining the unusual surface reconstruction on ZnO that Andy observed experimentally a few years ago.

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