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Brian Kirby (Fed)

Group Leader, Research Facility Operations, NCNR

Research Interests:

  • Advanced neutron scattering techniques
  • Magnetic multilayers and thin films
  • Magnetic property localization in nanostructured materials
  • Electric field control of magnetism
  • Magnetism at complex oxide interfaces

Awards

2012 NIST Bronze Medal, "For the elucidation of complex magnetic coupling in ferromagnetic, semiconducting multilayers using innovative polarized neutron reflectivity methods"

Publications

Observation of Anti-Damping Spin-Orbit Torques Generated by In-Plane and Out-of-Plane Spin Polarizations in MnPd3

Author(s)
Mahendra DC, Ding-Fu Shao, Vincent D.-H. Hou, Patrick Quarterman, Ali Habiboglu, Brooks Venuti, Masashi Miura, Brian Kirby, Arturas Vailionis, Chong Bi, Xiang Li, Fen Xue, Yen-Lin Huang, Yong Deng, Shy-Jay Lin, Wilman Tsai, Serena Eley, Weigang Wang, Julie A. Borchers, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Shan X. Wang
High spin-orbit torques (SOTs) generated by topological materials and heavy metals interfaced with a ferromagnetic layer show promise for next generation
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021