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Matthew Daniels (Fed)

Matthew Daniels is a staff physicist in the Alternative Computing Group in the Nanoscale Device Characterization Division of the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML). He received a B.S. in physics from Clemson University and a Ph.D. in physics from Carnegie Mellon University. For his doctoral research, he developed a semiclassical formalism for exposing a novel, spin-like degree of freedom in antiferromagnetic spin waves. Matthew is working on theoretical models for neuromorphic computing with spintronic devices and on using physics to understand, develop, and quantify energy-efficient computing schemes, information encodings, and coprocessors.

Selected Publications

  • Spin-transfer torque induced spin waves in antiferromagnetic insulators, M. W. Daniels, W. Guo, G. M. Stocks, D. Xiao, and J. Xiao, New Journal of Physics 17, 103039 (2015).
  • Antiferromagnetic Spin Wave Field-Effect Transistor, R. Cheng, M. W. Daniels, J.-G. Zhu, and D. Xiao, Scientific Reports 6, 24223 (2016).
  • Ultrafast switching of antiferromagnets via spin-transfer torque, R. Cheng, M. W. Daniels, J.-G. Zhu, and D. Xiao, Physical Review B 91, 064423 (2015).


A System for Validating Resistive Neural Network Prototypes

Brian Hoskins, Mitchell Fream, Matthew Daniels, Jonathan Goodwill, Advait Madhavan, Jabez J. McClelland, Osama Yousuf, Gina C. Adam, Wen Ma, Muqing Liu, Rasmus Madsen, Martin Lueker-Boden
Building prototypes of heterogeneous hardware systems based on emerging electronic, magnetic, and photonic devices is an increasingly important area of research
Created July 30, 2019, Updated January 12, 2022