Publications

MRSEC-Supported Publications

April 2006 - March 2007

a. Primary MRSEC Support
b. Partial MRSEC Support
c. Shared Facilities

publications

 

a. Primary MRSEC Support—IRG 1


1. Aliekber Aktag, Steven Michalski, Lanping Yue, Roger D. Kirby, and Sy-Hwang Liou, “Formation of an Anisotropy Lattice in Co/Pt Multilayers by Direct Laser Interference Patterning,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 093901 (2006).
2. Nikolay I. Polushkin, Steven A. Michalski, Lanping Yue, and Roger D. Kirby, “Evidence of Long-Wavelength Collective Excitations in Magnetic Superlattices,” Phys. Rev. Letters 97, 256401 (2006).
3. Michelle A. Strand, Steve Wignall, and Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky, “Research Experiences for Teachers in Materials Science: A Case Study,” Journal of Materials Education 27 (3-6), 222-226 (2005).
4. L. Yuan, S.-H. Liou, and Dexin Wang, “Temperature Dependence of Magnetoresistance in Magnetic Tunneling Junctions with Different Free Layer Structures,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 134403 (2006).
5. Chih-Haung Lai, Sheng-Huang Huang, C. C. Chiang, S.-H. Liou, D. J. Sellmyer, M. L. Yan, L. Yuan, and T. Yokata, “Effects of Ion-Beam Irradiation on the L10 Phase Transformation and their Magnetic Properties of FePt and PtMn Films,” (invited) Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 887, 0887-Q07-05, 183-194 (2006).
6. L. Yuan, L. Gao, R. Sabirianov, S.-H. Liou, M. D. Chabot, D. H. Min, J. Moreland, and Bao Shan Han, “Microcantilever Torque Magnetometry Study of Patterned Magnetic Film,” IEEE Trans. on Magnetics 42, 3234 (2006).
7. R. F. Sabirianov,Magnetic Anisotropy and Anisotropic Ballistic Conductance of Thin Wires,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 300, 136 (2006).
8. T. Yokota, L. Gao, R. Zhang, L. Nicholl, M. L. Yan, D. J. Sellmyer, and S.-H. Liou, “The Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy of CoPt/Au Multilayer Films,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 286, 301-305 (2005).
9. D. J. Sellmyer, M. L. Yan, Y. F. Xu, and R. Skomski, “High-Anisotropy Nanocluster Films for High-Density Perpendicular Recording,” IEEE Trans. Mag. 41, 560 (2005).
10. D. J. Sellmyer, Y. F. Xu, M. L. Yan, Y. Sui, J. Zhou, and R. Skomski, “Assembly of High-Anisotropy L10 FePt Nanocomposite Films,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 303, 302-308 (2006).
11. Y. C. Sui, Y. Zhao, M. Daniil, X. Z. Li, and D. J. Sellmyer, “FePt Clusters Synthesized by Thermal Pyrolysis of Fe and Pt Compounds in an Organic Solvent,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08G704 (2006).
12. M. L. Yan, Y. F. Xu, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Nanostructure and Magnetic Properties of Highly (001) Oriented L10 (Fe49Pt51)1-xCux Films,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08G903 (2006).
13. Y. F. Xu, M. L. Yan, and D. J. Sellmyer, “FePt Nanocluster Films for High-Density Magnetic Recording,” Review Article, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 7, 206-224 (2007).
14. X. Rui, J. E. Shield, Z. Sun, Y. F. Xu, and D. J. Sellmyer, “In-Cluster-Structured Exchange-Coupled Magnets with High Energy Densities,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 122509 (2006).
15. W. Liu, X. Z. Li, J. P. Liu, X. K. Sun, C. L. Chen, R. Skomski, Z. D. Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Enhanced Coercivity in Nanostructured (Nd,Dy)(Fe,Co,Nb,B)5.5/α-Fe Multilayer Magnets,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 104308 (2005).
16. R. Skomski, J. Zhou, R. D. Kirby, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Micromagnetic Energy Barriers,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08B906 (2006).
17. R. Skomski, J. Zhou, R. D. Kirby, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Magnetic Aging,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 887, 0887-Q07-07, 133-138 (2006).
18. J. Zhou, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structural Effects on Exchange in Nanocluster Perpendicular Recording Media,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08F909 (2006).
19. R. Skomski, O. N. Mryasov, J. Zhou, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Finite-Temperature Anisotropy of Magnetic Alloys,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08E916-1-4 (2006).
20. R. Skomski and P. A. Dowben, “Intra-Atomic Aspects of Magnon-Plasmon Interactions,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08F508 (2006).
21. R. Skomski, J. Zhou, J. Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Indirect Exchange in Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08D504 (2006).
22. J. Zhou, R. Skomski, S. Michalski, R. D. Kirby, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Fast and Slow Magnetization Processes in Magnetic Recording Media,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 887, 0887-Q07-08,139-144 (2006).
23. W. Liu, Y. Liu, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Nanostructured Exchange-Coupled Magnets,” in Handbook of Advanced Magnetic Materials, eds. Y. Liu, D. Shindo, D. J. Sellmyer, Berlin 2006.
24. A. Baruth, D.J. Keavney, J. D. Burton, K. Janicka, E. Y. Tsymbal, L. Yuan, S.-H. Liou, and S. Adenwalla, “Origin of the Interlayer Exchange Coupling in [Co/Pt]/NiO/[Co/Pt] Multilayers Studied with XAS, XMCD, and Micromagnetic Modeling,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 054419 (2006).
25. A. Baruth, L. Yuan, J. D. Burton, K. Janicka, E. Y. Tsymbal, S.-H. Liou, and S. Adenwalla, “Domain Overlap in Antiferromagnetically Coupled [Co/Pt]/NiO/[Co/Pt] Multilayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 202505 (2006).
26. J. Lu, W.N. Mei, Y. Gao, X. Zeng, M. Jing, G. Li, R. Sabirianov, Z. Gao, L. You, J. Xu, D. Yu, and H. Ye, “Structural and Electronic Properties of Gd@C60: All-Electron Relativistic Total-Energy Study,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 425, 82-84 (2006).

a. Primary MRSEC Support—IRG 2


1. J. Velev, K. D. Belashchenko, S. S. Jaswal, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Effect of O Vacancies on Spin-Dependent Tunneling in Fe/MgO/Fe Magnetic Tunnel Junctions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 072502 (2007).
2. J. P. Velev, K. D. Belashchenko, and E. Y. Tsymbal, Comment on “Destructive Effect of Disorder and Bias Voltage on Interface Resonance Transmission in Symmetric Tunnel Junctions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 119601 (2006).
3. Peter A. Dowben, Ning Wu, Natalie Palina, H. Modrow, R. Müller, J. Hormes, and Ya. B. Losovyj, “Surface Segregation in Multicomponent Clusters,” in: Degradation Processess in Nanostructured Materials, edited by Mircea Chipara, Orazio Puglisi, Ralph Skomski, Frank R. Jones, and Benjamin S. Hsiao, MRS Symp. Proc. 887, 209-220 (2006).
4. T. Katayama, S. Yuasa, J. P. Velev, M. Ye. Zhuravlev, S. S. Jaswal, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Interlayer Exchange Coupling in Fe/MgO/Fe Magnetic Tunnel Junctions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 112503 (2006).
5. A. N. Caruso, L. G. Wang, S. S. Jaswal, E. Y. Tsymbal, and P. A. Dowben, “The Interface Electronic Structure of Thiol Terminated Molecules on Cobalt and Gold Surfaces,“ J. Mater. Science 41, 6198-6206 (2006).
6. A. Sokolov, C. Zhang, E. Y. Tsymbal, J. Redepenning, and B. Doudin, “Quantized Magnetoresistance in Atomic-Size Contacts,” Nature Nanotechnology 2, 171-175 (2007).
7. E. Y. Tsymbal, K. D. Belashchenko, J. Velev, S. S. Jaswal, M. van Schilfgaarde, I. I. Oleynik, and D. A. Stewart, Review Article: “Interface Effects in Spin-Dependent Tunneling,” Prog. Materials Science 52, 401-420 (2007).
8. M. Y. Zhuravlev, J. Velev, A. V. Vedyayev, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Effect of O Vacancies on Interlayer Exchange Coupling in Fe/MgO/Fe Tunnel Junctions,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 300, 277-280 (2006).

b. Primary MRSEC Support—Seeds


1. Ch. Binek, S. Polisetty, Xi He, T. Mukherjee, R. Rajesh, and J. Redepenning, “Nonextensivity in Magnetic Nanoparticle Ensembles,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 054432 (2006).
2. J. Shi, Y. F. Lu, K. J. Yi, Y. S. Lin and S.-H. Liou, J. B. Hou, and X. W. Wang, “Direct Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Bridging Metal Electrodes by Laser-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 083105 (2006).
3. L. Tan, Z. Ouyang, M. Liu, J. Hu, T. E. Patten, and G.-Y. Liu, “High Efficiency Stepwise Contraction and Adsorption Nanolithography,” J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 23320 (2006).
4. Z. Li and L. Tan, and Gang-Yu Liu, “Understanding and Control of Lateral Contraction in Stamping Lithography,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 921, T02-07 (2006).

b. Partial MRSEC Support—IRG 1


1. Jihee Kim, Hoydoo You, Stephen Ducharme, and S. Adenwalla, “The Effect of Interlayer Interactions on the Ferroelectric-Paraelectric Phase Transition in Multilayered Thin Films of Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene Copolymers,” J. Phys. Cond. Matter 19, 08206 (2007).
2. R. F. Sabirianov, W. N. Mei, Jing Lu, Y. Gao, X. C. Zeng, R. D. Bolskar, P. Jeppson, Ning Wu, A. N. Caruso, and P. A. Dowben, “Correlation Effects and Electronic Structure of Gd@C60,” J. Phys. Cond. Matter 19, 082201 (2007).
3. D. J.Sellmyer, Y.-F. Xu, M.-L. Yan, Y.-Ch. Sui, J. Zhou, and R. Skomski, “Assembly of High-Anisotropy L10 FePt Nanocomposite Films,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 303, 302-308 (2006).
4. X. Rui, Z. Sun, L. Yue, Y. Xu, D. J. Sellmyer, Z. Liu, D. J. Miller, and J. E. Shield, “High Energy Product Exchange-Spring FePt/Fe Nanocomposite Permanent Magnets,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 305, 76-82 (2006).
5. A. K. Pradhan, S. Mohanty, Kai Zhang, J. B. Dadson, E. M. Jackson, D. Hunter, R. R. Rakhimov, G. B. Loutts, J. Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Integration of Epitaxial Colossal Magnetoresistive Films Onto Si(100) Using SrTiO3 as a Template Layer,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 012503 (2005).
6. A. K. Pradhan, D. Hunter, B. Lasley-Hunter, J. B. Dadson, Kai Zhang, R. R. Rakhimov, Jun Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Oxide-Based Dilute Ferromagnetic Semiconductors: Mn:ZnO and Co:TiO2,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08M108 (2006).
7. D. Hunter, J. B. Dadson, K. Zhang, B. Lasley, K. Lord, T. M. Williams, R. R. Rakhimov, A. K. Pradhan, J. Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Self-Assembled Nanocrystalline Epitaxial Manganite Films on SrTiO3/Si Heterostructures,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08Q307 (2006).
8. B. Lasley-Hunter, D. Hunter, Maxim Noginov, J. B. Dadson, K. Zhang, R. R. Rakhimov, A. K. Pradhan, Jun Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Ferromagnetic Resonance Studies in Mn:ZnO Dilute Ferromagnetic Semiconductors,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08M116 (2006).
9. X. Z. Li, Jun Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structural Study of Mn-Doped ZnO Films by TEM,” Solid State Commun. 141, 398-401 (2007).
10. Jun Zhang, X. Z. Li, J. Shi, Y. F. Lu, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structure and Magnetic Properties of Mn-Doped ZnO Thin Films,” J. Phys. Cond. Matter 19, 036210 (2007).
11. J. E. Shield, J. Zhou, S. Aich, V. K. Ravindran, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Magnetic Reversal in Three-Dimensional Exchange-Spring Permanent Magnets,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08B508 (2006).
12. M. Chipara, O. Puglisi, R. Skomski, F. R. Jones, and B. S. Hsiao (Eds.), “Degradation Processes in Nanostructured Materials,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 887 (2006).
13. R. Skomski and J. Zhou, “Nanomagnetic Models” in: Advanced Magnetic Nanostructures, eds. D. J. Sellmyer and R. Skomski, Springer, Berlin 2006, p. 41-90.
14. J. Zhou, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structural Effects on Exchange in Nanocluster Perpendicular Recording Media,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08F909 (2006).
15. W. An, S. Bulusu, Y. Gao, and X. C. Zeng, “Relative Stability of Planar Versus Double-Ring Tubular Isomers of Neutral and Anionic Boron Cluster B20 and B20-,” J. Chem. Phys. 124, 154310 (1-6) (2006).

b. Partial MRSEC Support—IRG 2


1. A. N. Chantis, K. D. Belashchenko, E. Y. Tsymbal, and M. van Schilfgaarde, “Tunneling Anisotropic Magnetoresistance Driven by Resonant Surface States: First-Principles Calculations of a Fe(001) Surface,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 046601 (2007).
2. Chiranjib Banerjee, Casey R. Wade, Axel Soulet, Gregory Jurisch, James McAndrew, and John A. Belot, “Direct Syntheses and Complete Characterization of Halide-Free Tetrakis(dialkylamino)silanes,” Inorg. Chem. Comm. 9, 761-763 (2006).
3. A. Berger, Ch. Binek, D. T. Margulies, A. Moser, and E. E. Fullerton, “Reversible Hysteresis Loop Tuning,” Physica B 372, 168-172 (2006).
4. Jaewu Choi and P. A. Dowben, “Cobaltocene Adsorption and Dissociation on Cu(111),” Surface Science 600, 2997-3002 (2006).
5. D.-Q. Feng, Ya. B. Losovyj, Y. Tai, M. Zharnikov, and P. A. Dowben, “Engineering of the Electronic Structure in Monomolecular Organic Insulator,” J. Materials Chemistry 16, 4343-4347 (2006).
6. D.-Q. Feng, D. Wisbey, Ya. B. Losovyj, Y. Tai, M. Zharnikov, and P. A. Dowben, “The Electronic Structure and Polymerization of a Self-Assembled Monolayer with Multiple Arene Rings,” Phys. Rev B 74, 165425 (2006).
7. Jing Liu, Jie Xiao, Seok-Bong Choi, P. Jeppson, L. Jarabek, Ya. B. Losovyj, A. N. Caruso, and P. A. Dowben, “The Electronic Structure of Co and Ni Tetraazaannulenes,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110, 26180-26184 (2006).
8. P. A. Jacobson, L. G. Rosa, K. Kraemer, S. Ducharme, and P. A. Dowben,“Polyvinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene as a Reservoir for Absorbed Water,” Materials Letters 61, 1137-41 (2007).
9. A. Gerber, M. Fitsilis, H. Kohlstedt, R. Waser, T. J. Reece, S. Ducharme, and E. Rije, “Low-Voltage Operation of Metal-Ferroelectric-Insulator-Semiconductor Diodes Incorporating a Ferroelectric Polyvinylidene Fluoride Copolymer Langmuir-Blodgett Film,” J. Appl. Phys. 100, 024110 (2006).
10. J. Xiao, L. G. Rosa, M. Poulsen, M. Poulsen, D.-Q. Feng, D. S. Reddy, J. M. Takacs, L. Cai, J. Zhang, S. Ducharme, and P. A. Dowben, “Comparison of the Electronic Structure of Two Polymers with Strong Dipole Ordering,” J. Physics: Cond. Matter 18, L155-61 (2006).
11. Matt Poulsen, Stephen Ducharme, A. V. Sorokin, Sahadeva Reddy, James M. Takacs, Y. Wen, Jihee Kim, and S. Adenwalla, “Investigation of Ferroelectricity in Poly(methyl vinylidene cyanide),” Ferroelectrics, Letters Section 32 (n 3-4), 91-97 (2005).
12. J. D. Burton, S. S. Jaswal, E. Y. Tsymbal, O. N. Mryasov, and O. G. Heinonen, “Atomic and Electronic Structure of FeCoB/MgO (001) Interface from First Principles,” App. Phys. Lett. 89, 142507 (2006).
13. C.-G. Duan, S. S. Jaswal, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Predicted Magnetoelectric Effect in Fe/BaTiO3 Multilayers: Ferroelectric Control of Magnetism,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 047201 (2006).
14. J. D. Burton, R. F. Sabirianov, S. S. Jaswal, E. Y. Tsymbal, and O. N. Mryasov, “Magnetic Moment Softening and Domain Wall Resistance in Ni Nanowires,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 077204 (2006).
15. Chun-gang Duan, R. F. Sabiryanov, W. N. Mei, P. A. Dowben, S. S. Jaswal, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Magnetic Ordering in Gd Monopnictides: Indirect Exchange Versus Superexchange Interaction,” Applied Physics Letters 88, 182505 (2006).
16. Chun-gang Duan, R. F. Sabirianov, W.-N. Mei, S. S. Jaswal, and E. Y. Tsymbal, “Interface Effect on Ferroelectricity at the Nanoscale,” Nano Letters 6, 483-487 (2006).
17. A.N. Caruso, D.-Q. Feng, Ya. B. Losovyj, D. Schulz, Snjezana Balaz, Luis G. Rosa, A. Sokolov, B. Doudin, and P. A. Dowben, “Defect Contributions to Conductivity in Poly(3-hexylthiophene)?,” Physica Status Solidi B 243, 1321-1330 (2006).
18. E. Y. Tsymbal and H. Kohlstedt, “Tunneling across a Ferroelectric,” Science 313, 181-183 (2006).

c. Shared Facilities


1. E. Day, M. J. Diaz, and S. Adenwalla, “Effect of Bias on Neutron Detection in Thin Semiconducting Boron Carbide Films,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 39, 2920 (2006).
2. A. R. Kortan, N. Kopylov, J. Kwo, M. Hong, C. P. Chen, J. P. Mannaerts, and S.-H. Liou, “Structure of Sc2O3 Films Epitaxially Grown on α-Al2O3 (0001),” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 021906 (2006).
3. Brett Barwich, Glen Gronniger, Lu, Yuan, Sy-Hwang Liou, and Herman Batelaan, “A Measurement of Electron-Wall Interactions Using Transmission Diffraction from Nano-Fabricated Gratings,” J. Appl. Phys. 100, 074322 (2006).
4. Kyungwha Park, M. R. Pederson, L. L. Boyer, W. N. Mei, R. F. Sabirianov, X. C. Zeng, S. Bulusu, Seamus Curran, James Dewald, Ellen Day, Shireen Adenwalla, Manuel Diaz, Luis G. Rosa, S. Balaz, and P. A. Dowben, “Electronic Structure and Vibrational Spectra of B10C2 Based Clusters and Films,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 035109 (2006).
5. S. Aich, J. Kostogorova, and J. E. Shield, “Magnetic Behavior of Sm-Co-Based Permanent Magnets During Order/Disorder Phase Transformations,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 10H108 (2005).
6. W. Liu, X. Z. Li, J. P. Liu, X. K. Sun, C. L. Chen, R. Skomski, Z. D. Zhang, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Enhanced Coercivity in Nanostructured (Nd,Dy)(Fe,Co,Nb,B)5.5/α-Fe Multilayer Magnets,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 104308 (2005).
7. Snjezana Balaz, Dimtcho I. Dimov, N. M. Boag, Kyle Nelson, Benjamin Montag, J. I. Brand, and P. A. Dowben, “The Electronic Structure of 1,2-PCB10H11 Molecular Films: Precursor to a Novel Semiconductor,” Appl. Phys. A 84, 149-159 (2006).